West Brom signing Lugano eager to join in training tomorrow

Diego Lugano is ready to get stuck straight into his new career at West Bromwich Albion.

Lugano is expected to train with his new team-mates for the first time tomorrow and he plans to make a positive impression – both on and off the pitch.

“I pride myself in being professional,” he told the WBA website. “I try to bring a good energy into the changing room – regardless of results.

“It’s important to stay positive, whether you’re winning or losing. On the pitch, I’m physically strong but I always try to be fair.

“I also try to help my team-mates as much as I can.”

Lugano’s English is patchy – but better than the modest defender claims!

He now aims to learn the language properly and is pleased to have a fellow South American in the dressing room.

“The fact Claudio Yacob is Argentinian is very good for me,” said the ex-Fenerbahce ace.

“Uruguayans and Argentinians are similar in many ways and I’m sure Claudio will help me settle in.”

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