Andre Villas-Boas: 5 Most Head-Scratching Quotes by the Chelsea Manager

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Andre Villas-Boas: 5 Most Head-Scratching Quotes by the Chelsea Manager
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Andre Villas-Boas has been a walking sound bite. A dream to media personnel, it seems that every time he steps in front of a microphone, the papers come away with a sweet little nugget of a quote that will leave Chelsea fans scratching their heads in bewilderment.

Perhaps it is a bit overstretching, as I am sure you can go back in the career of any manager and easily find five contradictory statements, but nonetheless, Villas-Boas has constructed a library in just eight months.

Chelsea has been gifted with some fine managers, but not always the best talkers. Carlo Ancelotti spoke with the same enthusiasm as a 80-year-old chemistry professor. Scolari couldn’t talk without yelling at the camera Ozzie Guillen style. And Avram Grant made you wonder if he was not Andre the Giant's younger (and much smaller) brother.

But not Villas-Boas. His impeccable mastery of the English word has led him to stand with bravado before journalists time and time again and make bold proclamations for better or worse. This article takes a look at the latter.

Here are five Villas-Boas quotes that don’t really add up to too much.

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