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After a promising start to life with the Red Devils, the Japanese playmaker insists that he will keep getting better as he becomes more familiar with his team-mates

Shinji Kagawa has expressed his satisfaction with life at Manchester United and insists that he will get better once he adapts to life in England.

The Japanese star, who moved from German outfit Borussia Dortmund for a fee of €16 million (£13m) this summer, has impressed in the club's pre-season tour.

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And, looking ahead to the Premier League campaign, the 23-year-old feels that he can only improve once he gets more accustomed to life at Old Trafford.

He told reporters: "Every time I practise with my team mates is satisfying. When I get used to my new surroundings more I'll do even better.

"I know most of them know I could do better, and bring out their strong points.

"I feel as though I should be making more chances to get goals."

Kagawa has recently been praised by team-mate Rio Ferdinand and the playmaker hopes that his versatility will lead to extra first-team chances this term.

The Japanese icon added: "Having reliable players on both sides of me makes things easier.

"I can play in one or two positions, and if I play in one of them I'll get hold of the ball, I'll be able to create goals.

"I'll keep trying for good form so my team-mates can trust me and my presence in the team."

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