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Dad: Messi happy with new Barcelona coach Vilanova

The father of Lionel Messi says the Barcelona star will enjoy playing for new coach Tito Vilanova. Jorge Messi insists his son hasn't been unsettled by Pep Guardiola's departure.

"Leo will understand Tito Vilanova because the language of football is universal," he argued.

"The good thing is that in the glory years of Pep, Tito has been by his side."

Messi Snr was also asked about Barca's move for Santos star Neymar.

"Leo says, he is a good boy. He has talked to him, they have a good relationship and he seems a very good person."

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