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Messi: El Tata different to previous Barcelona coaches

Lionel Messi is staying upbeat after Barcelona's shock defeat at home to Valencia.

Messi spoke to fans yesterday at a sponsors' function.

"I'm pleased because I've played several consecutive games. Psychologically I'm also fine. It's true that I had a bad patch but now I'm over it," said Messi.

Messi also spoke about the differences between Tito Vilanova and Gerardo 'Tata' Martino as managers of Barcelona: "Every manager has their own ideas. Tito was much more similar to Pep, as they had worked together for many years. 'El Tata' is different. You can see the differences."

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