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Song delighted with Barca league debut

September 4, 2012
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Alex Song thanked coach Tito Vilanova and his Barcelona team-mates after making his league debut in the club's 1-0 Camp Nou win over Valencia on Sunday.

Song, 24, who joined Barcelona from Arsenal in a €19 million deal this summer, told Catalan television he had thoroughly enjoyed his first full 90 minutes for his new club.

"Before the game, the coach spoke with me and told me what he wanted from me," he said. "That calmed me and gave me confidence. Also my teammates ...

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