Cyriel Dessers has said he is happy to play under pressure at new club KRC Genk because that will push him to excel.
Hometown club Genk have splashed four million Euros on Dessers, who was top scorer in Holland this past season.
“There will always be pressure, but that is normal when you come to a big club. But that is also nice, because that’s what I do it for. I prefer to play with pressure, than without it,” he told the Genk YouTube channel.
The Super Eagles call-up opened his goals’ account for his new club in a 4-1 win over Dutch club Excelsior.
He said it was a great feeling to do so.
“The headline is off, as they say,” he said.
“I was close to scoring a few times. I hit the crossbar and an attempt was cleared off the line.
“Fortunately I play in a good team and then you know that there is always a chance (to score). “It was nice to have made that first goal and hopefully it will not be the last.”