Iniesta: Mascherano gives Barcelona great boost

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has welcomed new teammate Javier Mascherano.

Former Liverpool ace Mascherano officially signed for Barca yesterday in a €22 million deal.

"He's a great boost. I know I've played against him at junior level internationally and against Liverpool, he is also a leader with Argentina," said Iniesta.

"He will come in handy because he not only defends, but has great ball skills."

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