The Bosnian midfielder at his official presentation as an FC Barcelona player says he finds himself before ‘a great opportunity’ and that he is ‘very proud’ to be a blaugrana

Pjanic has been presented as a new FC Barcelona player. The Bosnian midfielder signed his contract and stepped out on to the field at Camp Nou for the first time in a Barça shirt.

“I am very motivated and I am really looking forward to getting playing and winning. In the dressing room I have seen the history behind the team.

It is a great opportunity for me,” said Pjanic in a remote press conference during his presentation.

The midfielder said he was proud to be at Barça despite adding “I would have liked to have signed earlier for Barça.” He continued: “I have dreamed of this since I was young and I am very happy to form part of this extraordinary club. I have come to the biggest club in the world and I will give everything so that people will remember me. I will be happy that way.”

Pjanic admitted that he needed “new challenges” in his career and he was clear about the path ahead of him. “First to get to know my team mates on the field and also the league and the teams in it. I will try to settle in as quickly as possible and I hope to be able to play and help the team soon. The collective is very important and the success will be for everyone,” explained the Bosnia and Herzegovina international.