The 25-year-old who expressed his long admiration for the club said at Camp Nou on Sunday, January 7.
“Barca fans, I’m here now. It’s a dream come true! I hope to see you tomorrow,”.
The former Liverpool player and attacking midfielder has counter-signed a 160 million-euro ($192 million) transfer deal to Camp Nou on Monday after his medicals.
Past records comparison reveals that this is the third-biggest transfer in football history and a club record deal for Barcelona.
Coutinho is due to appear in a press conference at Camp Nou Monday afternoon after which necessary transfer traditions will take place.
Interacting with Barca TV, Coutinho said.
“Now I want to play, win trophies and make the supporters happy. Those are my objectives”.
The Brazilian has agreed a deal through to 2023 at the Camp Nou and is looking forward to playing alongside Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta, players he described as “idols”.