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Villas-Boas admires Barcelona

October 18, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas believes Barcelona have set the "benchmark for modern football".

Barcelona have been in stunning form in recent seasons, mesmerising fans with their attacking style while lifting the Champions League trophy twice in the last three years and claiming three successive La Liga titles.

Villas-Boas, whose side host Genk in the Champions League on Wednesday, arrived at Chelsea this summer having shone at Porto, where he claimed an impressive treble ...

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