Barcelona's Messi: Let the Ibra era begin!

Lionel Messi has welcomed the addition of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Barcelona. The Argentina star said: "He still has to get up-to-speed with our gameplan. But he can help us a lot on the pitch.

Lionel Messi has welcomed the addition of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Barcelona.

The Argentina star said: "He still has to get up-to-speed with our gameplan. But he can help us a lot on the pitch.

"We're two different players and comparisons are not worth consideration. Now we're beginning a new era with Ibra and hopefully it will be one of much joy."

Messi added: "We still have to get used to eachother. He has learn about my runs, and I his. But I'm sure we will soon click."