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AVB: 'Unfair' to reward Chelsea for failing

December 6, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas said Thursday that Chelsea does not deserve to be in the Europa League.

Chelsea backed into the secondary European competition by failing to qualify in the Champions League and finishing third in its group. Villas-Boas thinks it is unfair that the Blues, and the rest of the Champions League dropouts, are allowed into the tournament.

"I think it's extremely unfair," the Tottenham boss said. "It would be much fairer if the clubs came ...

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