Arda Turan has stated that he does not let his ego get in the way of his defensive responsibilities.
The Turkish international said that his is happy at Barcelona and understands the importance of helping the defence and playing aggressively.
“I have no ego problem, I do the work [coach] Luis Enrique asks of me. I am one piece of this team and I am happy to be here,” Arda told Mundo Deportivo .
“It is important sometimes to help in defence, to play aggressively, that is also important.”
Turan scored his first goal for Barcelona yesterday evening during the La Liga giants 5-1 victory over Vallecano.
The Turkish international’s goal came in the 86th minute when he headed in a cross from Jeremy Mathieu.
The reigning champions have gone 35 games without a defeat which is a club record surpassing the overall Spanish record set by Leo Beenhakker during his time in command of Real Madrid back in the 1988-89 season.
Turan has provided three assists and one goal in 13 appearances since joining from Atletico Madrid.