Roman denies homesick claims

15 March 2009 10:57
Roman Pavlyuchenko has dismissed claims that his time with Tottenham is making him homesick, insisting he is intent on winning trophies in England.[LNB] The Russian marksman joined Spurs from Spartak Moscow in a £14 million summer move, but there has been much speculation that the 27-year-old striker has struggled to adapt to life in England's capital city.[LNB]Pavlyuchenko's distaste to English cuisine has become common knowledge, but recent reports suggested that former Spartak forward's plight was so bad that he has been considering a move back to his homeland.[LNB]But Pavlyuchenko has hit out at rumours he is not happy at White Hart Lane telling The Daily Star Sunday: "I want to make it clear I am happy with Spurs and I want to win things here.[LNB]"I have never said otherwise. London already feels like home.[LNB]"I am pleased because this is the strongest league in the world and Spurs are one of the biggest clubs in England. This is what every footballer dreams about."[LNB]Pavlyuchenko has so far scored 13 goals in a Spurs shirt - including nine in domestic cup competitions - and the Russian international feels this record proves he can be top marksman in the Premier League.[LNB]"I have got to grips with the style of English football," he added.[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports