New Barcelona signing Thomas Vermaelen speaks to media for first time since transfer

Vermaelen: "It's an honour to play for Barça" by fcbarcelona

Thomas Vermaelen has spoken about his move to Barcelona, calling it an honour. The Belgian defender moves from Arsenal for £15 million and was chatting to Barca TV about the move.

Vermaelen said: “I feel very happy, I feel very excited to play for this beautiful club. It’s one of the best in the world. It’s a dream for a lot of people to play for this club.”

He spoke about his excitement at playing with some of the world’s best players at Barcelona: “I’ll play with the best players in the world and I’m very honoured to play with them.”

The defender also acknowledged that he needed to a adapt to a new culture, climate and language. You can see the full interview in the video above and check out Vermaelen posing beside the club crest below.

Thomas Vermaelen posa con el escudo del FC… by fcbarcelona

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