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Tottenham fullback Marcel Lavinier thrilled to feature in Euro victory

Tottenham fullback Marcel Lavinier was delighted to feature in their Europa League win against Wolfsberger on Wednesday night.

A summer arrival from Chelsea, Lavinier was full of pride making his home debut.

“I've done the Skywalk up on the stadium but it's my first time in here – it's an amazing stadium, I'm just happy that I could have this special achievement and make my debut here," he told the club's website.

“It's surreal. As soon as I got on the pitch, I was like 'wow', and thinking that this is what I want to do on a regular basis.

“The boys did well, dictated the game, defended well and kept a clean sheet which was good and, for me personally, I'm so happy to make my debut – it shows that the hard work that I've been putting in is finally paying off and I just hope there's more to come.

"I've got to thank all the coaching staff at Tottenham, Jose Mourinho, the Under-23s coaching staff… everyone behind the scenes because I haven't done it by myself, I've been supported by them and ever since I've come here I've felt welcomed, I've felt supported and once I get that feeling, I can just go on the pitch and the rest takes care of itself really. I've had a taste of it now and I want to try to get back to it, and to do all I can to make sure that this is a regular thing."

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