Barcelona chiefs excited to welcome Arsenal's Alex Song Updated August 21, 2012, 12:05 am

Barcelona chiefs are delighted with their deal for Arsenal midfielder Alex Song.

Song will undergo a Barca medical today.

After victory over Real Sociedad, Barca coach Tito Vilanova remarked: "He's a footballer that gives us a bit of height. He'll surprise us with his skill, he's a great player."

And Barca sports chief Andoni Zubizarreta also said: "We were looking for a player to help us in midfield and also as a centre with a physical presence. He has features to help us much."

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  1. Troy04:04am Tuesday 21st August 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Oh man, we are slowly losing the class out of our team, arrrggggghhhhh!!!!