Yoann Barbet reckons he's now accustomed to the physical nature of English football after two full years.

The French ace took time to get used to the rough ride he faced from opposition strikers at first, but now he's adapted and doesn't fear Millwall this weekend.

Barbet has scored twice in recent matches but is ready for the battle against the Lions' strikers Steve Morrison and Lee Gregory.

"I won't say it's the type of football I like because I really like to play the ball and keep the ball," he said.

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"It has been a challenge and it was hard when I first came here.

"In the first few months I didn't win a lot of headers but now my body is better and you learn.

"You just have to be clever and anticipate, but I am confident now with my game in the air and I am not afraid of facing Millwall.

"Every game there are big strikers against us and so I don't fear that on Saturday."

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On facing Millwall, it is of course a London derby and the Bees are still searching for that first win at home in the Championship.

And Barbet reckons Brentford play better football than the south Londoners. He believes that could shine through in the end to get three points.

"We know it will be a tough game and we're trying to get our first win at home," said the 24-year-old.

"It can be good to do that in a derby game. We know they are difficult to play against and have big strikers.

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"We know how to deal with that but we also know how we play, so we're confident on the ball and perhaps better than them playing football.

"We'll have to take our chances and our game, don't just play because of them, play our game only and we'll be fine."