The Hard Tackle brings you a roundup of the major news stories doing the rounds regarding Chelsea FC.
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas has claimed that Tottenham chairman, Daniel Levy, failed to keep his promises regarding new signings. Former Tottenham and Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas revealed his side of the story about his departure from Tottenham a year ago. Villas-Boas, currently the head coach of Russian side Zenit St Petersburg, spent 18 months at Spurs before being replaced by Tim Sherwood. The Portuguese claims that Tottenham failed to acquire the targets he had chosen to replace Gareth Bale, who left the club to join Real Madrid for a world record £85.3m. Villas-Boas also suggested that the director of football, Franco Baldini, might be on his way out of the club. “The chairman proposed a challenge to increase Tottenham’s competitive level, but immediately [Luka] Modric left and we didn’t get any of the targets I had identified such as João Moutinho, Willian, Oscar or Leandro Damião,” he told Portuguese television. “These were promises that were not kept. I […]
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