LA Galaxy new boy Giovani dos Santos is looking forward to playing alongside "superstars" Robbie Keane and Steven Gerrard in MLS.

The Mexico international, who has been signed as a designated player, was mobbed at the airport by Galaxy fans when he arrived in Los Angeles on Sunday.

"Well they are superstars. I think it is a pleasure to play with them," he told the Galaxy's official website of new teammates Keane and Gerrard. "I know Keano [Robbie Keane] from Tottenham, he is a great player, he is a great striker he has all the skills, he is a quality player with experience. To play with him is always a pleasure. With Steven for me it is a pleasure to play with Stevie, I think one of the best players in the history of football and I hope I can learn a lot of things from him and I can't wait to meet him."

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Dos Santos took the decision to leave Villarreal to further his career in the United States, signing a long-term deal with the Galaxy.

"I want to be a very important part of the team," Dos Santos said. "I want to win a lot of titles with LA Galaxy and work every day as a player. You always want to grow and get better and I think it is the right moment to come here and achieve those goals.

He added: "I think the league is getting better - it's getting stronger, a lot of good players came here. Steven Gerrard, Kaka, Andrea Pirlo, Robbie Keane, Sebastian Giovinco and as a player you always want to play with the best players and for me I think I made the right decision to come here to the MLS with a really important team. I think the best team in the MLS and I really want to win titles and I'm very happy with my decision."

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