Douglas: Barcelona move pinnacle of career

Brazilian defender Douglas is thrilled with his move to Barcelona. The former Sao Paulo fullback arrived last week and could make his debut against Villarreal today.

Brazilian defender Douglas is thrilled with his move to Barcelona.

The former Sao Paulo fullback arrived last week and could make his debut against Villarreal today.

"This is the pinnacle for me - this is everything I could wish for," he told Barca TV.

"I am so happy to be able to represent this club. I want to thank everyone involved in me coming here and I just hope I can return their confidence in me on the pitch.

"I want to learn because the game here is different to how we play in Brazil."

Although Douglas admits he is ready to experience plenty of differences at Barcelona, at least one of his new team-mates is a familiar face.

He added: "They are all big stars here, I've seen them play of course and I've played against Neymar in Brazil - he is a sensational player and a great representative for the Brazil team."

 
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