Firpo thanks Barca for the 'magnificent' welcome, prepares for rivalry with Alba
- The brand new Blaugrana addresses the media: "I'm very happy with the way I've been welcomed into the locker room."
- He admits he knows who he has to compete with.
- Firpo continues: "Alba is a great leader and I want us to create good competition for each other."
He says, as quoted by FC Barcelona official media: "I'm very happy with the way I've been welcomed into the locker room. It has been magnificent."
Firpo also assesses his future position at Barcelona and potential competition with Jordi Alba: "I want to play, but I know what team I have come from and who I have to compete with. Alba is a great leader and I want us to create good competition for each other. At the same time I want us to develop each other and I want to learn from him."
Barcelona signed Firpo for 18 million euros fixed plus a further 12 million euros in add-ons. The transfer saga was dragging over the whole summer.
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