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By ESPN Staff

Altidore will need time to adapt to Premier League

HULL, England -- Jozy Altidore knows it will take time to adapt to Premier League soccer.

The 19-year-old forward has agreed to join Hull on loan this season. He has limited experience at top-level European soccer, but was impressive in helping the United States reach the Confederations Cup final in South Africa in June.

"Hull is a good club, up and coming, and to have the opportunity of playing in the Premier League is a great thing," Altidore said Thursday. "It is going to take a little while to get used to but hopefully it is going to be a success."

Altidore's switch from the Spanish club Villarreal will be completed if he is granted a permit at a hearing Monday. Hull, in northeast England, has an option to buy him permanently at the end of the season.

"Jozy is unproven at this level but has great potential," Hull manager Phil Brown said. "We hope he can fill the void of goals from the front line."

In the Americans' semifinal win over Spain at the Confederations Cup, Altidore used his strength to score the opening goal in a 2-0 victory over the European champions.

Altidore joined Villarreal from the New York Red Bulls in June 2008. After making only two starts and four substitute appearances during the first half of the season, he was loaned to Xerez in the second division on Jan. 30 and didn't get into a game.

"I've been lucky enough to play in Spain and now the Premier League, two of the best leagues in the world," he said. "I'm a huge follower of the Premier League. Most people think it is the best league and I'm no different.

"It boasts a bunch of great players and teams and anybody who's anybody would like to get a chance to play in it."

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