Hojbjerg praises teammates for helping him settle at Southampton

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New signing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has adjusted quickly to life on the south coast.

Picture Supplied by Action ImagesHojbjerg has praised his new teammates for making him feel welcome at Southampton

Speaking to Southampton's official YouTube channel, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has praised his new teammates for helping him to settle in at St Mary's.

Hojbjerg has only been a Southampton player for a couple of weeks, but it has not taken him long to adjust to life on the south coast, and he has singled out his teammates for praise in making the atmosphere at the club so friendly.

The Danish international joined Southampton from Bayern Munich for £12 million earlier this month, the Saints' second major outlay of the summer following the arrival of Nathan Redmond from Norwich City in late June.

Denmark's Pierre Hojbjerg and Scotland's Oliver Burke in actionHojbjerg scored against PEC Zwolle over the weekend

He scored his first goal in a Saints shirt on Saturday during a 4-0 win over a Dutch club PEC Zwolle and it appears he has assimilated himself quickly into the first team squad.

"There's some very nice guys and I'm very happy here,” he said. “I really look forward to many years in Southampton. They're some fantastic boys, it's a good atmosphere and I just try to be who I am and they really accepted it and I'm very happy.

“Right now, I'm comfortable in the team, I feel good and I learn a lot. This is what I like as a personality and as a football player, to learn every day and try to do my best.”

Manchester City's Frank Lampard in action with Bayern Munich's Pierre HojbjergManchester City's Frank Lampard in action with Bayern Munich's Pierre Hojbjerg

Southampton kick off their Premier League campaign at home to Watford on August 13, where Saints fans at St Mary's will get a chance to see the former Bayern Munich man in competitive action for the first time.

Currently, Claude Puel's side are on a tour of Holland, and they are still to face FC Twente and Groningen over the coming week before they take on Athletic Bilbao shortly before this season's curtain raiser.

Picture Supplied by Action ImagesPuel's side are on a tour of Holland at present

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