Arda Turan looking forward to Barcelona debut

Arda Turan Man United transfer news

Arda Turan has taken to social media to express his excitement of making his Barcelona debut in the new year.

The 28-year-old also reflected on a great year which saw him complete a dream move to the Champions League champions and qualify to Euro 2016 with the Turkish national team.

Turan joined Barcelona on a five-year deal from Atletico Madrid despite knowing that he would have to sit on the sidelines for six months. Barcelona are currently serving a FIFA transfer ban which expires in the new year.

The Turkish international is expected to make his debut at the Camp Nou in the Copa del Ray clash with city rivals Espanyol.

Turan has years of experience playing in the La Liga and has lifted every domestic title in Spain as well as the Europa League and European Super Cup.

Barcelona lifted the World Club Cup yesterday after beating River Plate 3-0. Turan was taken to Japan with the team by head coach Luis Enrique to train with the team.

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