Villas Boas speaks of Barca admiration

Villas Boas seems set to become the Chelsea manager this week, a world away from the concept of beautiful football, with the London club’s dull style a cause of concern to their owner Roman Abramovich.

Villas Boas said: “Guardiola is an inspiration to me. I’m inspired not only by him, but by the philosophy of Barça, Cruyff & Rinus Michels”