The Argentine penned a three-year deal at Upton Park last week and is keen to build a rapport with his Hammers team-mate as he looks to test himself in the Premier League again
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The 27-year-old will provide West Ham boss Sam Allardyce with a new dimension in attack and the player is confident he can combine well with England international Carroll.
"I know Andy Carroll," he told the club's official website. "He is a fantastic player and a centre forward who is physical and very important to the team.
"I hope I will play good football and reach the highest possible level. I am very confident I am going to succeed here.
"English football is beautiful. I always said I wanted to come back to England to play, and now I have this chance and I don't want to lose it."