Villas-Boas gets Marseille job

Former Chelsea and Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has been announced as the new man at the helm of French giants Marseille.

Marseille finished just outside of the European positions this season, in 5th, despite impressive firepower such as Mario Balotelli (8 goals in 15), and Florian Thauvin (16 in 33).

Coach Rudi Garcia announced his decision to stand down at the end of the season last week. The new man heading to the South coast may raise some eyebrows, and could not have been described as a frontrunner during Royal Ascot Betting for sure.

Villas-Boas, 41, left his last management job, at Shanghai SIPG, in November 2017, in an apparent decision to concentrate on motor racing, where he has intended to race in the Dakar Rally before being injured in a crash, and subsequently...
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