New Barcelona signing Thomas Vermaelen speaks to media for first time since transfer
- Updated: August 9, 2014
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.