Tottenham Hotspur striker Roberto Soldado has been blown away by Christian Eriksen's swift adjustment to the Premier League and is confident that Dane can help lift the club to the next level.
The 21-year-old midfielder enjoyed an impressive debut for the club following his £11.5m move from Ajax during the final weekend of the transfer market, teeing up Gylfi Sigurdsson for his opener against Norwich and playing a role in the Iceland international's second.
Given the international break that followed the closure of the transfer window the Denmark international had just three days to familiarise himself with his new teammates before Saturday's game at White Hart Lane.
But Eriksen managed the transition with upmost ease, excelling in a number ten role behind Soldado who was full of praise for his new teammate.
"He's a brilliant player. It's incredible that he has got up to this level already in his first game in English football," Soldado was quoted as saying by the Daily Telegraph.
"It's great for him, for the team. He is a player who is capable of improving all of us.
"He is a player that makes everything look easy and that's good for us. Today (Saturday) he made the difference, he's a player that can support us in everything we do. He can offer us a lot of passes to everyone who plays in attack for Spurs."
Soldado was unlucky not to add to his tally of four goals in his first four games for Spurs after his clever back-heeled effort struck the post as Spurs sealed an easy victory over Norwich.
Andre Villas-Boas has been quick to play down the idea of Spurs challenging for the title this season, believing his burgeoning squad will need time to gel before they are ready to challenge Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea.
But the Canaries manager Chris Hughton believes the Portuguese boss may be exercising a bit of modesty, believing the north club London club are equipped for the task.
"It's certainly a squad that will be up there challenging," the Norwich boss said. "There is no doubt about that. They have put together a wonderful squad.
"They don't have the experience of winning it recently, unlike the teams around them, but Tottenham are aspiring to do that."
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