Sport 18:05 27/04/2012

Villas-Boas reportedly offers his services to Barcelona

Former Chelsea coach Andre Villas-Boas has informed Barcelona that he will be available to succeed Pep Guardiola at the helm of the club, Sport claims.

It is believed that Villas-Boas' entourage has contacted Barca in an unofficial manner to let the Blaugrana know about the 34-year-old's availability, reports.

Villas-Boas took over from Chelsea last summer after guiding Porto to four titles in 2010-11, but he was sacked by the Blues following a run of three Premier League victories in 12 games.

He has been strongly linked with Inter's hot-seat, but such reports have cooled following Andrea Stramaccioni's positive start at San Siro.

The Portuguese coach has now reportedly turned his attention to the Catalan club as doubts remain about Guardiola's Blaugrana future.


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