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Barcelona boss Rijkaard defends Messi cameo

"It's normal that the fans were anxious to see Messi," said Rijkaard. "But we have to take things slowly with him and introduce him gradually after such a long time out.

"I am very happy because he played well when he came on. Certainly in the next game he will have more minutes."

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