Andre Villas-Boas full of praise for ‘tremendous’ Tottenham squad

Andre Villas-Boas heaps praise on his Tottenham players for the "tremendous" attitude they have shown this season

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Andre Villas-Boas's men are currently fifth in the table Photo: Back Page Images

Andre Villas-Boas has heaped praise on his Tottenham players for the “tremendous” attitude they have shown since he took over at White Hart Lane last summer.

The Portuguese coach arrived at the club just months after his sacking by Chelsea, which came amid reports of dressing-room discontent at Stamford Bridge.

But the 35-year-old has been delighted with the commitment shown by his Spurs squad ahead of the north Londoners’ crunch top-four clash at Chelsea on Wednesday.

“I’ve found it extremely good here,” said Villas-Boas. “It was good to be back in England after last year.

“I’ve been very well received by everybody, particularly this group of players whose drive and ambition towards achieving results has been tremendous.

“It becomes easier when the players are willing to commit to your ideas, they need to be able to take something from learning new things, and also enjoy learning new things that they can use in their game.

“All the players have received me well and when you receive that sort of openness you can create a good environment.”

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