Rafinha Alcántara is “happy and motivated” by the “new challenges” that await him at FC Barcelona. That’s what the midfielder said in the closing statement of his farewell letter to Celta Vigo, which was published this afternoon on the player’s Twitter account (@Rafinha).

The Brazilian thanked Celta for the support the team game him. “You have given me a unique and special feeling: your love has made me feel as though I’ve been a Celta player for years. And it’s only been one season. But what a season…”, he writes.

It’s worth noting that Celta, managed by Luis Enrique, finished ninth.

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