Sky Sports Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has said former Tottenham and Chelsea boss Andre-Villas Boas is in the frame to replace Pako Ayestaran at Valencia.
@DeadlyBread – Favourite for the VFC job? Surely an experience, proven manager this time? #AskGuillem
GUILLEM SAYS: Valencia tried to get Marcelino but the FA, so far, has not allowed it as he started the season with Villarreal and you cannot switch teams half way through the campaign – even if you have been sacked.
So the list includes Caparros, Villas Boas, Rudi Garcia, Ruben Baraja, even Mancini. They want an experienced coach and will use the international break to finish the details.
I would like to see Villas Boas in charge of a team like Valencia, but Jorge Mendes, key in sporting decisions, is the agent of Mourinho and Jose is not a great friend of Villas Boas, so…