Video: Behind the scenes of Arda Turan’s Barcelona debut

BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 06: Arda Turan of FC Barcelona looks on during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 first leg match between FC Barcelona and RCD Espanyol at Camp Nou on January 6, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Ever wondered what making your debut is like? well Barcelona were kind enough to show us just what it is like behind the scenes.

Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal both made their debut against Espanyol in the 4-1 Spanish Cup Last 16 first-round victory at the Nou Camp on Wednesday after waiting six-months on the side lines.

The video shows both players arrival at the stadium before the game. Footage from the pre-match warm up and the reception they received afterwards.

Turan was greeted by Turkish reporters after the game who commented on the crowd chanting the bearded wingers name.

Both players joined Barcelona in the summer but Barcelona were unable to register either player due to serving a FIFA transfer ban which expired in January.

Turan was given a starting spot on the right of the midfield trio while Vidal came on as a second half substitute.

The 28-year-old winger is expected to feature for Barcelona on the weekend against Granada in what will be his La Liga debut at the Camp Nou on Saturday 9 January.

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