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Tottenham Scouts on the Hunt for Benoit Assou-Ekotto's Replacement at Left-Back
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Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has put his scouts on red alert to find a new left-back - raising major doubts over Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Villas-Boas believes it is a key area where his squad needs strengthening, and Assou-Ekotto does not fit into his long term plans. The 29-year-old has struggled with injuries and has lost his unchallenged status as the Londoners' first-choice at the position, with Kyle Naughton and centre-half Jan Vertonghen both filling in at various times.

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