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Real Madrid midfielder Takefusa Kubo delighted with Getafe welcome

Real Madrid midfielder Takefusa Kubo is happy with his first week at Getafe.

Kubo left his loan with Villarreal to join Getafe to the end of this season.

"[Expectations and pressure] come thanks to what I have been doing and it is also true that there are few Japanese in LaLiga Santander," Kubo told Getafe's official media.

"It is good for the Japanese [players] and me that many people play football and reach these leagues.

"It is good for a player to play, do things well and come out in the press. We have to see it as something good for us.

"More than responsibility, I see it as a demand, that the trust they have put in me must be paid back with results and games. I must respond to that."

Kubo has hit the ground running at Getafe, for whom he has already become a key starter after his move this January. The Japanese has hailed the dressing room environment at the Madrid-based club.

"I am already adapting, I am getting accustomed to the facilities, the pitch and the people who work here," noted Kubo.

"I have not been able to find out much yet, but I love everything I have seen.

"It's a very cheerful dressing room. People talk, they communicate a lot.

"Sometimes they even talk too much and I like it. For a new player like me or Carles [Alena] it takes a while to adapt, but this team have been very open with us and they have us welcomed very well."

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