Fulham striker Orlando Sa has vowed to put in the work during pre-season to ensure his has a successful second year with the west London club.

The attacker, who only scored one goal in seven appearances for the Cottagers last year says that training in the off season this time around will be important for his form going into the 2012-13 Premier League season.

He also said he hopes that the work he is putting in will result in him scoring more goals like his strike against Norwich in his debut season.

“I feel that this is a really important pre-season for me,” Sa sais.

“I want to be really prepared ahead of the new campaign because I want this year to be my year.

“I hope that I can score more goals like the one I got against Norwich. That was a good moment for me and I hope I will have many more moments like the one I experienced at Carrow Road.”

The 24-year-old Portugese striker has admitted that he struggled with the pace of the English game when he first arrived in the summer of 2011, but thought he adapted physically after a few months in England.

He also talked of his love of residing in ‘relaxing’ London, and said he aside from working on his fitness, he is also improving his English.

He added: “Next season will be much better for me. I did find the pace of the game very fast five or six months ago but towards the end of the season I felt good and come August I hope to be much better.

“I love London. I live in Wimbledon Village and it’s very relaxing and tranquil. The traffic isn’t too bad which is good because I like a relaxed atmosphere.

“My English is improving but I’m spending the summer trying to improve it even more so it’s easier for me when we return for pre-season training.”