"I really like it, it is a higher level, the ball moves much faster but yeah, it is good. All the guys are very welcoming and I am really enjoying it," he told chelseafc.com.
"My game is definitely built on winning aerial challenges and tackles. As a centre-back you have to have an aerial presence and win a lot of headers, and my job is to win duels and not let opponents score, so every time I try to get a good tackle in and make my opponent know that I am there and it is not going to be an easy time trying to go by me.
"I've been watching the Premier League since I was a young boy. Everyone knows the league is very competitive and any team can beat any team. Everyone is going all out to win their games so it is a very exciting league and I look forward to it."