He initially struggled to adapt to the rigours of the Premier League in the opening weeks of the campaign.
The midfielder admits he's chuffed to be getting games under his belt.
But the Guinea global sees this as a positive, insisting: 'I'm really happy to be able to play with them.
As for his start to life in English football, the Benfica loanee, who has scored twice so far this season, added: "I feel very good, I'm enjoying it".
"But I tried to learn from all this, tried to give my best during practice".
Deportes: Atlético goleó a Independiente y sigue invicto
Sin embargo, Independiente volvió con todo del entretiempo y el que se anotó entre los goleadores fue Emmanuel Gigliotti . Se puso en ventaja el local gracias a una estética definición de Rodrigo Aliendro y contó con oportunidades para ampliar.
"Every time I go to the gym, he is there". I'm training with them and trying to get better; I watch them and the coach of course says, 'You need to do this, you need to do this'. I worked to be well prepared.
'The moment is good, being called has helped too. I'm so lucky and happy to train with them. I know the rate here is very high, you have to always try to keep a good performance, and in our team we have a lot of options in the midfield.
"It's good for the people and the supporters of different clubs". We won, but for us it's just the next step, that's cool.
"We will use the time to recover then prepare the Arsenal game, which will be another nice challenge".