AVB cool on Barca talk

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas refused to comment on speculation linking him with the Barcelona job.

Last Updated: 20/07/13 at 07:14 Post Comment

Andre Villas-Boas: Sent best wishes to Tito Vilanova

Andre Villas-Boas: Sent best wishes to Tito Vilanova

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas refused to comment on speculation linking him with the Barcelona job, instead sending his best wishes to departing coach Tito Vilanova.

The Catalan club confirmed last night that Vilanova would not be able to continue in the role as he receives treatment for cancer.

Villas-Boas was immediately installed as favourite to take over by some bookmakers, but it was not a subject he wished to discuss after his side's friendly against Colchester.

"It's a very difficult situation and all of my wishes are with Tito," the Portuguese told the Daily Telegraph. "If he has to resign for a situation of illness it's not the moment to speak about any speculation whatsoever.

"It's not even a question, we are speaking about a person's health."

A Spurs team containing Brad Friedel, Jan Vertonghen and Emmanuel Adebayor were held to a goalless draw at Colchester.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

m not a doctor, but the cause is likely to be crap dancing after scoring. My prognosis is we may need to take that leg off.

GVMUFC
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

F

or the time being we just have to focus on the players we do have, Rodgers said. We have to make the best of what is available. Jesus wept!

rodger's gusset
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

A

ctually, Mr Whelan I have never referred to a Chinese person using such a racist term. I think I speak for a lot of other people as well. You are a total buffoon.

siphil
Whelan: Mackay caused no offence

Footer 365

Wenger warns Hodgson

Arsene Wenger has warned that England's chances at Euro 2016 may be hindered if senior players are allowed to take part in the European Under-21 Championship next summer.

Dave Whelan controversy: Football Association to investigate comments by Wigan chairman

The Football Association has confirmed it will investigate comments made by Wigan chairman Dave Whelan.

Liverpool: Brendan Rodgers reveals Daniel Sturridge thigh injury probe

Liverpool are launching a medical investigation after Daniel Sturridge suffered the ninth injury of his career in his left thigh.

Mail Box

United Fans Would Gladly Take Wilshere

That's the message to any Arsenal fans who don't appreciate the midfielder. Plus, plenty on everyone's current favourite football club chairman and a wee question about fandom...

Why Wilshere Can't Play DM For Arsenal...

We have a long mail on where Jack Wilshere fits in for England and Arsenal. Plus, thoughts on Liverpool's poor form, Dave Whelan, and the historical county of Lancashire...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property