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Arsenal defender Gabriel still coming to terms with English

Gabriel Paulista admits he is still adjusting to the English language.

The Brazilian defender joined Arsenal from Spanish club Villarreal in January 2015 and is trying hard to adapt to the new culture, particularly the local language.

Gabriel says it has been difficult grasping English but is doing his best to communicate with his teammates in a bid to make life easier both on and off the pitch.

"Despite being in the UK for more than one year, I'm still adapting to the language and I have rather a great personal and professional challenge in mastering English," he told Samba Foot.

"The communication with my teammates is improving every day, and I am learning from them. Now I venture to communicate in English."

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