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Barcelona star Messi happy with Valverde positional change

Barcelona star Leo Messi admits he's enjoying his football under coach Ernesto Valverde.

Under Valverde the Argentinian superstar has been drawn back a few metres to receive the ball and create plays, his overall scoring mentality hasn't changed.

"In the last year I might have moved my position backwards a little bit more and come from behind to [attack] the box, unlike other years that I was [playing] more up front," said Messi.

"It is true that I've done that, but always with the idea of continuing to score goals."

Messi might have scored almost 100 goals in the major European tournament, but there are some of them which still remain in his memory.

"I always say that I remember important goals like those of the Champions League finals or the semi-finals against Real Madrid," he added.

"I have very nice memories in this competition, which I really like and I enjoy playing in it."

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