Messi says he is already getting along with the new signing.
"Thereâ€™s no problem between us; these are things that come out of the press," he told a press conference in Kuala Lumpur.
"We get on with each other on and off the pitch and weâ€™re getting to know each other little by little. We havenâ€™t played much together. But heâ€™ll bring a lot of joy to the club, to us and to the people."