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Yerry Mina ready to learn from Pique, Umtiti and Messi at Barcelona

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New Barcelona Signing Yerry Mina Unveiled Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Newly signed Barcelona defender Yerry Mina has discussed his move to Barcelona and how to learn from the best of the best at the club.

“For me it’s a source of indescribable pride to be here because I have always dreamed about it and now the chance has come to be here with these great figures.”

He added that he hopes to “learn from these players. [Lionel] Messi, [Gerard] Pique, [Samuel] Umtiti, [Javier] Mascherano, everyone. I hope to take something from them and win trophies.”

“Barca are a very solid and compact team. They have a lot of the ball and as we all know, they’re the best team in the world.

“I hope to learn, play a lot and win many trophies, which is the most important thing.”

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The newly-arrived defender also met some of his team-mates today, including Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Mina has some of the best in the world to learn from regarding his craft and how to operate at a world-class club. Learning from Pique and Umtiti will give Mina the best chance to succeed, and bolster Barcelona’s depth.