Giovani Lo Celso reacts after playing in front of Tottenham's fans for the first time

Tottenham Hotspur new signing Giovani Lo Celso during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 10, 2019 in London, United...

Tottenham Hotspur handed Giovani Lo Celso his debut

Tottenham Hotspur new signing Giovani Lo Celso during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 10, 2019 in London, United...

Tottenham Hotspur new boy Giovani Lo Celso has told the club's official website that he thought the Spurs fans were 'incredible' at Manchester City on Saturday.

Spurs headed to the Etihad Stadium having beaten Aston Villa on the opening day of the season, but knew they faced a much more difficult challenge at City.

Raheem Sterling's opener was cancelled out by Erik Lamela's goal, only for Sergio Aguero to put City back in front before half time.

 

There was second half drama though, as substitute Lucas Moura scored with his first touch of the ball, before Gabriel Jesus's last gasp winner was ruled out by VAR.

Spurs will have been delighted to get out of Manchester with a point, but boss Mauricio Pochettino will also have been pleased to give a debut to new signing Giovani Lo Celso.

The Argentinian playmaker arrived from Real Betis on deadline day, penning a loan deal with a view to a permanent move after a summer-long pursuit.

Lo Celso wasn't really able to impact the game going forward as Spurs had to focus on defending, but he has praised the club's supporters after his trip to the Etihad Stadium.

Giovani Lo Celso of Tottenham Hotspur acknowledges the crowd prior to the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 10, 2019 in...

Lo Celso has admitted that it was 'incredible' to experience the Spurs the fans, thanking everyone who travelled to the game whilst adding that he was pleased to play a small part in what was a tough game.

“It feels very good to have my first game with the Club and I want to say thank you to the fans and the team for welcoming me and congratulations on the game – we got a good point away from home against a very good team,” said Lo Celso. “The people who come away to support the team like they did today, it was incredible to feel this and I have to say thanks to all the people who came here to get behind us. It was important for me and for the team collectively.

“It was very positive for me to play my first game against a very good team like Manchester City in a tough game – we played well and it was a good experience for me,” he added.

Tottenham Hotspur fans display banners during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 10, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

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