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New Blackpool recruit Sylvestre lauds boss Holloway

Ludovic Sylvestre believes Blackpool should not feel out of place in the Premier League. The 26 year old joins from Czech outfit Mlada Boleslav and reckons the new-boys should not be overawed by the enormity of the task they face in staying up.

Sylvestre told "In my opinion the Premier League is the world's most difficult competition. Each player, who gets there, can be proud of himself.

"They have a strong team. After all, they managed to win the demanding second English division.

"If there are no stars to lead the team, then we must rely on good team work. I don't think that Blackpool should get lost among the elite English clubs."

Boss Ian Holloway has worked tirelessly to strengthen his squad and Sylvestre is aware of his new boss' character.

Sylvestre added: "I have also heard something about him here and there. He really seems to be a funny chap, although myself I have not got to know him that way so far.

"The fact alone that he has managed to get a club with unknown players into the Premier League shows he is a big expert."

The former Barcelona youngster confirmed he had offers to join other clubs in England, but he revealed: "Blackpool have been the most attractive option and they have been serious in talks, that is why I have signed with them."

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