Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas has hit out at the English press.

The former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur manager believes he was portrayed as “arrogant” during his time in the country.

He told RMC Sport: “The thing is that, sometimes, in England, people sold an image of me that’s got nothing to do with me.

“They portrayed me as arrogant, distant.

“When I first arrived at Tottenham, we won a few games at the start. Things go well and I win Manager of the Month.

“Then a newspaper says, ‘Andre has changed so much that now he’s in Harrods at 2pm. He’s not obsessed with work’. It was my day off! I was there on my day off.

“The journalist who wrote that saw me there by chance. It’s just incredible.”


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