Kevin-Prince Boateng has completed a “dream” move to Barcelona on loan for the remainder of the season.
The former Tottenham and Portsmouth forward was handed the chance to make a surprise return to La Liga as Barca needed attacking cover for Luis Suarez.
Boateng made Italian side Sassuolo his ninth club on a free transfer last year and Barca have the option to sign the 31-year-old for £7.1m in the summer.
“It’s a big dream come true,” he said. “It’s a big honour for me to be here.”
Kevin-Prince Boateng received by teammates at BarcelonaKevin-Prince Boateng was initiated into the Barcelona family on Tuesday evening during his first training with his new teammates.
After being unveiled as the club’s latest signing in the afternoon, it was time to get straight to work as the forward met his new team-mates for the first time.Boateng completed his £1.8million loan switch from Sassuolo earlier that morning after he was presented at the Nou Camp in front of hundreds of fans.The 31-year-old Boateng will make his debut on Wednesday when Barcelona play their first-leg Copa del Rey quarter-final against Sevilla after he was named in the squad for the game.
Kevin-Prince Boateng scores at Barcelona
He has already scored several goals during a training session at his new team. Watch the full video below.