Every new Premier League season brings with it an influx of some of the planet's finest talent.
The world is a smaller place these days, but talk of foreign arrivals still manages to seem more exotic and exciting than the news that your club has just acquired the services of a homegrown player who's been banging them in for Accrington Stanley.
The truth is that however talented the international player might be, it's still going to take him time to adapt to the unique demands of the English game.
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