FC Barcelona’s first signing of the 2017/18 season, Arthur, arrived in the Catalan capital on Wednesday. On Thursday, Arthur will be officially presented.

After landing at Barcelona-El Prat Airport on Wednesday afternoon, the 21-year-old Brazilian midfielder made his way to Camp Nou for a photo at the Club’s offices. Before he left the airport, he had a few words for Barça TV.

Here are the highlights of what he had to say.

  • “I’m very happy. This is a dream I’ve had since I was little.”
  • ”I always dreamed of putting on the FC Barcelona jersey. Today is a great day.”
  • “This is a championship caliber club. And that is my objective. To win as many titles as possible. Because I know this badge deserves it.”
  • “Me and my new teammates will be going for titles.”
  • “This is every player’s dream.“
  • “To be part of the greatest team in the world, with the best players in the world, makes me feel privileged.”
  • “I can only feel joy at what it all represents.”

Arthur presentation to be held behind closed doors for security reasons

The presentation of Arthur at Camp Nou, scheduled for Thursday, will not be open to the public due to safety reasons related to the work being carried out this summer around the stadium.
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