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FC Barcelona News: 10 July 2015; Arda Turan Presented at Camp Nou, Barça B to Return on July 13

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Arda Turan's first day at the Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
The new FC Barcelona signing has made his first visit to the Camp Nou since being announced as a Barça player. Arda Turan flew from Istanbul to the Catalan capital on Thursday afternoon to sign his contract with his new club. His flight touched down shortly after 5.00pm CET, and he was transferred directly from the airport to the FCB offices for the traditional photo shoot in front of the club crest.

Arda Turan dons FC Barcelona colours for presentation in Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Wearing his new kit, as yet without a number on the back, the latest arrival at FC Barcelona, Arda Turan, has made his first contact with his new supporters on the Camp Nou turf. Some 10,000 fans were in the stadium for the traditional photo shoot on the pitch. The Turk received a red carpet welcome and then delighted the crowd with a display of ball skills.

Arda Turan thrilled to be at FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Arda Turan has sat in the FC Barcelona pressroom for the first time, where he has made it more than clear that he is absolutely thrilled to be here. "People who have known me since I was a kid know that I have always wanted to form part of this team" he said on Friday morning, already proudly dressed in a polo shirt with the Barça crest on it. "I’ll be playing to a new system here. But I think I’ll be able to adapt. It’s won’t be easy but I’m hoping that the transition will go well."

Arda Turan's first day as an FC Barcelona player in five minutes | FC Barcelona
Arda Turan has had a Thursday like no other. He arrived in Barcelona in the afternoon, and from there travelled directly to the Camp Nou. Our cameras were with him all the way and this five minute video shows what happened after he touched down at Barcelona airport and went to pay a visit to his ‘new home’. Watch him meet team delegate Carles Naval and then pose for the traditional picture next to the club crest outside the head offices.

Aleix Vidal expecting big things from Arda | FC Barcelona
New FC Barcelona signing Aleix Vidal spent Thursday morning at the Nike Camp Andorra, following in the footsteps of Andrés Iniesta, Sergio Busquets and Marc Bartra, where he answered questions asked by the children attending the event. And one of those questions was about another new signing, Arda Turan.

FC Barcelona B to start work on Monday 13 July | FC Barcelona
Barça B return to work on Monday July 13, and will take their medicals on Tuesday before starting training the day after. Later in the week, and until Saturday 25, they will be at Torremirona, in Navata. On Tuesday 21 July they play L’Escala in their first preseason friendly, and then on the 25th they will play another against an opponent that has yet to be confirmed.

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