Junior Firpo and Josep Maria Bartomeu in the presentation of the youngster with Barça


The first words of Junior Firpo as a Barça player

Published:4/08/2019 - 21:03h

Updated:4/08/2019 - 21:03h

This Sunday has been announced the signing of Junior Firpo for FC Barcelona, and after the corresponding ceremony in the Camp Nou, the left back has conceded a brief interview. These have been the first words of the new azulgrana player

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The Sunday 4 August 2019 remained marked like a special day in the career of Junior Firpo, that confirmed his signing by the FC Barcelona. After several weeks of negotiations, the Catalans arrived to an agreement with the Real Betis, and tied to his new left side until 2024, in return of 18 million euros and 12 more in variable concepts -with a clause of rescission of 200 'kilos'-.

The Hispanic-dominican was one of the big feelings in the Camp Nou, in full party by the Trophy Joan Gamper. Along the weekend there were celebrations for the fans in the Estadi, that received with the open arms to the recently arrived. After the acts protocolarios with the directive, his signature of agreement and the pertinent medical review, the youngster confronted to a brief interview.

The one of Saint Sunday answered to some questions in front of the cameras of the official means of the club, and ensured that it is thrilled for having attained give the jump to a team of first level: "The truth is that it supposes a lot, I am a boy that carries very little time in the elite and all has sucedido very very rapido. Be here, be in this club is a pride for me, for my family and for all my friends, am very happy".

"I think that I am a side to the that likes him a lot incorporate to the attack, with power and with speed, and think that luckily the two last trainers that have had are, as it says , 'style Barça' and that this helped me a poquito to the hour to come", reflexionó, before referring to a meeting in which lució in the Camp Nou in the victory liguera of the verdiblancos by 3-4.

"I remember it like a very beautiful party, especially for the neutral viewer was spectacular because had seven goals", commented, and also aimed to another possible reason for his signing, the European Sub21: "it Was very important because I was several months lesionado during LaLiga and I thought that did not go to have possibility to go to the European, but at the end yes could . Although we begin badly we finish winning it and doing a big tournament... Today I am here and probably it is a bit thanks to this".

To Junior intimidated him the Camp Nou in the presentation of the staff

The presentation of the staff in the Camp Nou left also several news for Junior, that jumped with the dorsal '24' that lucirá from now. The youngster showed something shy when going out of the tunnel of changing rooms, probably because it did not expect so much action in his first day like culé. Will have time to adapt to the changing room, to his new mates and to some fans delivered, that has win to see him play in full struggle by the titles of the campaign.

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