Brighton & Hove Albion loanee Joao Teixeira believes he has improved massively during his time with the Seagulls.
Teixeira joined in the summer on a season-long loan from Liverpool, netting six times and providing four assists in his 26 appearances for the club.
He said: “When I came here the main thing was to play, improve my game and help the team.
“I’ve improved a lot. I’m a different player, more confident and I’ve got Championship experience.
“Right now things are great and I want to keep these levels until the end of the season.
“I feel stronger than the start of the season and I’ve been improving on my defensive side and I’m trying to improve every game.
“When you play regularly you always improve. In training I’m trying to improve physically too and I think I’m doing an all right job.
“The last few games we’ve been winning and I’ve been playing a lot. I’m enjoying my time at Brighton a lot right now.”
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Joao hit the winner against Bolton at the Amex.
The Portugal under-21 international, who has a year remaining on his contract at Anfield, also failed to rule out a permanent move to Albion if things don’t work out with Liverpool in the future.
“It’s really difficult because Liverpool are a big club with great players, but you dream of playing Premier League football with Liverpool.
“I really want that and I’m going to work for it but you never know what’s going to happen in the future.
“Of course I would see Brighton as an option. I like everything here. I like the city and it’s really nice living here.
“The facilities are great; the training ground is new, the stadium is brilliant and the fans always fill the stadium so it’s great.
“I’m only thinking about right now and I want to play and help the team to make sure we are away from the relegation zone.”