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Messi backs Mourinho to succeed

June 28, 2013
By ESPN staff
Barcelona star Lionel Messi believes former Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho will succeed in his new role at Chelsea.

Messi, who is currently caught up in a tax fraud investigation along with his father, insists Real will be equally competitive without Mourinho, but wished the Portuguese well at Stamford Bridge.

"I think the Spanish league is difficult anyway and will continue being difficult," said Messi, who visited the Senegalese town of Saly today as part of the Aspire Academy's ...

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