Shane Long excited by Nikica Jelavic partnership

Long excited by Jelavic partnership
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Shane Long reveals that he is excited by his strike partnership with Nikica Jelavic at Hull City.

Hull City's Shane Long has revealed that he is excited by his strike partnership with Nikica Jelavic.

Jelavic set up fellow January signing Long last weekend to score the Tigers' goal in their 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur.

Long now hopes that the he and the Croatian can find the net on a regular basis to help push the team up the Premier League table.

"I can sense an understanding there and it's exciting," he told the club's official website.

"Nikica is a very good player and easy to play with. The first thing we think about when we get the ball is where on the pitch the other one is.

"Although it is still early days, I think it can grow into something good."

Hull continue their Premier League campaign on Saturday when they travel to Sunderland.

Arsenal's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 2, 2014
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