The now dismissed Tottenham boss reportedly did not want four of the club’s seven new signings over the summer.
Andre Villas-Boas was sacked as Tottenham manager on Monday following the side’s dismal 5-0 home defeat to Liverpool.
However, a host of rumours have come out about who will replace the Portuguese manager at White Hart Lane and why his tenure at the club came to a halt.
The latest report in the British press indicates that AVB did not sanction four of Spurs’ seven summer signings and that the final decision to add some of the new players was down to Daniel Levy and Franco Baldini.
The Daily Mail instigate that AVB was overruled when it came to the £56 million acquisition of Christian Eriksen, Nacer Chadli, Vlad Chiriches and Erik Lamela, and that the former Porto man asked the club not to sign the quartet.
Ironically, the substandard form of some of the new faces can be attributed to being the main reason that Spurs have struggled this season, and the summer signings could well have effectively cost AVB his job.
Also, with a new manager set to be appointed in the near future, a clarification over who has final say on transfer is clearly needed.
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