Newcastle midfielder Remy Cabella: You need six months to adapt to the Premier League

Remy Cabella

The Frenchman has once again emphasised the physical nature of English football.

Remy Cabella believes you need six months to adapt to the physicality of the Premier League.

The Newcastle United midfielder joined the Magpies in July, meaning he is still undergoing the adjustment period he has detailed.

This is not the first time the Frenchman has spoken of the need to adapt, of course, and that attitude may just frustrate Newcastle fans.

The 24-year-old, however, has showed improvement in recent weeks after a slow start to life on Tyneside - and could peak once his self-proclaimed six-month transition is over.

“In England, the football is very, very physical,” Cabella told the Shields Gazette.

“I’m very happy, because I’m learning. There are no problems for me. I think you need six months to adapt. It’s different in France. I’m not afraid. It’s no problem – I’m confident. Everybody is happy, because we’re playing well and have won six games.

“It’s important for us and the fans. It’s good. Now we have to continue. The most important thing is the win – we have been winning match after match.

“Together, we’re very, very good. We’re trying to win for the fans.”

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