Villas-Boas surrenders! Tottenham’s coach doesn’t want Bale becoming the new Modric [AS]
- July 31, 2013
It’s a new day, so of course that means there is a new Gareth Bale front page splash in Spain to take note of.
Today it’s the turn of AS to wade into the never ending will Gareth Bale leave Tottenham to join Real Madrid saga, with the newspaper printing their front page with the roaring headline:
Villas Boas surrenders: The Portuguese coach doesn’t want Bale’s case to become like that of Modric’s.
According to the tabloid, Andre Villas-Boas has spoken to chairman Daniel Levy to advise that Tottenham should not wait until the last moments of the transfer window before making a decision on whether Gareth Bale is heading to the Santiago Bernabeu. If the Welshman is heading to Spain, Villas-Boas wants a sale now so he has the funds to bring in a couple to the new signings before the season gets underway.
AS’s article then gets into the meat of it’s propaganda: trying to retell history to turn perception of Daniel Levy from a shrewd hardnut negotiator into a stubborn businessman who often makes decisions to the detriment of Spurs.
In that regard, AS claim that the sale of Modric was handled badly last summer. Levy’s last minute negotiation tactics mean that, despite the club bringing in Mousa Dembele, Hugo Lloris and Clint Dempsey, the Lilywhites missed out on bringing in Joao Moutinho (who was said to be AVB’s first choice signing).
According to AS, “that meant the team started the Premier League with many problems” which they claim ultimately cause Tottenham to miss out on the Champions League.
A copy of the front page of AS on Wednesday is below
- Andre Villas-Boas: Cristiano Ronaldo isn’t arrogant and he deserves more respect
- Zenit boss Andre Villas-Boas slams Tottenham & Daniel Levy for breaking promises
- Liverpool may sack Brendan Rodgers to appoint ex-Chelsea & Spurs boss AVB [Sunday ...
- Zenit boss Andre Villas-Boas: ‘I got to where I am today thanks to Jose Mourinho&...
- Happy 37th! Andre Villas-Boas gets the Birthday Bumps from his Zenit St Petersburg play...
- Bizarre video! Bart Simpson takes medical, meets AVB and trains after signing for Zenit
- Kid calls Luis Suarez the best, prompting him to clarify who the best actually is
- The 10 best Premier League goals ever [Official Videos]
- Doncaster allowed Bury to walk ball into the net for 95th minute equaliser after freak ...
- The 10 best Premier League signings of the summer so far (Video)
- If Benzema doesn’t move to Arsenal, model Jeinny Lizarazo agrees to be “pun...
- 19 years after that tackle at Man United, here’s what David Busst’s leg loo...