Mascherano convinced of Barcelona success under Vilanova

Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano has welcomed the appointment of Tito Vilanova. The Argentine is convinced Vilanova will be a successful.

Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano has welcomed the appointment of Tito Vilanova.

The Argentine is convinced Vilanova will be a successful.

"I think that obviously the person who's responsible for this is [Pep] Guardiola. But, behind Guardiola you have people doing a great job like Tito [Vilanova]," Mascherano said at the World Soccer Masters press conference.

"Now he gets to take over the team and what they've done over the past four years keeps going for a longer time."

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