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New Barca Signing Relishing Messi Link-Up

New FC Barcelona Signing Relishing Lionel Messi Link Up

By Kurt Buckerfield - Jul 20, 2018 10:29 AM @KurtLaduma

FC Barcelona's new Brazilian signing is looking forward to teaming up with five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi, who he hopes to learn a lot from in Spain.

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The Catalan club recently unveiled 21-year-old Arthur at the Camp Nou, after negotiating to bring him to Spain in this transfer window instead of in January 2019.

The former Gremio starlet has shown a lot of promise over the past two years, and has now stated he cannot wait to play alongside Barca's record goalscorer Messi.

"Messi is the best in the world and to play with him makes me happy," Arthur told Sport.

"I want to learn from my teammates who are great figures.

"All the players in the world want to play for Barca, and with this signing, it feels like my effort has been worth it."

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Arthur played 50 senior games for Gremio before his big move to Spain, scoring two goals and assisting a further three strikes.

Are you excited to see what Arthur offers Barca? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Bonganibright Jul 20, 2018 08:40 PM
@joemak. Sounds good but barca take too long to give their new signings a chance, understandable there's always too much at stake
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joemak Jul 20, 2018 04:48 PM
Arthur is Xavi and Iniesta in one...the perfect FC Barcelona player...and he will be proven a great acquisition

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