Last Updated: Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:41
New Tottenham signing Lewis Holtby says he is living his dream since making the move to the club from Schalke.
The midfielder arrived at the club last month and was immediately thrown straight into the side, and by his own admission he says his feet have not touched the ground since he left Germany.
The German Under-21 skipper says he realised straight away that he had made the right decision by joining the rough and tumble of Premier League football.
"I have been living my dream for the past few days," he said. "I am playing at an absolute top club in the Premier League.
"It has been overwhelming since arriving in the motherland of football," he wrote in his blog published on www.fussball.de.
"The day the transfer went through, I left for London with just a small suitcase and a few hours later, I was already on the Tottenham training ground, getting the traditional kick up the backside from my new team-mates by means of welcoming me.
"That's the way things are here in London - hard but hearty."
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