Villas-Boas explains Mourinho split

September 26, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent

Andre Villas-Boas has told L'Equipe he moved out from the shadow of Jose Mourinho because 'The Special One' did not "feel the need to have someone next to him" to achieve success.

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