Chelsea starlet Bertrand Traore believes his experiences on loan and playing for his country have set the scene for him to deliver an instant impact on the first team this season.
Traore, 19, was granted a work permit allowing him to play in England in May and manager Jose Mourinho confirmed last week the player will not be sent out on loan again.
Having spent 18 months with Vitesse Arnhem in Netherlands and playing for Burkino Faso's senior team since the age of 15, the Chelsea youngster is no stranger to the big stage.
And after being told by Jose Mourinho he will have his chance to make an impact this season, Traore is eager to show he can bring that form to Stamford Bridge and repay his manager's faith in him.
"No player from Burkina Faso has played in the Premier League before," he told Chelsea's official website.
"I hope I will be the first one and then more players will come. Of course Chelsea is so much bigger than Vitesse and Burkina Faso's national team but I am already used to playing in full stadiums in front of a lot of people. I hope I can use those experiences so it will be normal for me.
"I am trying to do my best in every training session right now. It's something nice to have the support of the manager but I have to prove that I deserve to be here. I have to work hard, do my best and take my chance."
Traore's chances of imposing himself on the first team at Chelsea will be helped by Mohamed Salah's imminent departure. After spending the second half of last season with Fiorentina the Egypt international is now poised to return to Italy to join Roma, with Mourinho confirming the winger has "no place" in his squad.
Juan Cuadrado's uncertain future at the club could also boost Traore's prospects. The Independent is among a string of outlets to report the Colombia winger, who only joined the side in January, will be allowed to leave the club.