What a difference a year makes. On this very day last season, Andre Villas-Boas was being handed his P45. Living in a Japanese-style pod at Chelsea's Cobham training ground, the Portuguese was painted as a sort of feral and manic scientist, a false prophet. Fast-forward a year and Villas-Boas' new side, Tottenham, have moved up to third place in the table courtesy of a win over north London rivals Arsenal, overtaking Chelsea in the process. The Portuguese's rebirth has coincided with that of Spurs, who were as down in the dumps in March of last year as the 34-year-old.
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