Thursday, 26th September, 2013
Tottenham Hotspur boss Andre Villas-Boas has told Paris Saint-Germain that it is essential they appoint a new sporting director to replace the now-departed Leonardo.
Villas-Boas was key to Spurs appointing a director of football, with Franco Baldini arriving from Roma, and the London club quickly reaped the benefits, with an ambitious transfer policy which saw Gareth Bale replaced and other areas of the side strengthened.
And while Villas-Boas believes PSG are in good hands at present, he feels they should move to fill the post Leonardo vacated over the summer.
"I think PSG is attractive", the Portuguese told L'Equipe.
"Carlo [Ancelotti] left behind a very good team, the management invested heavily.
"For a coach it is important to understand, beyond the investment, the club's vision, its medium-term project, having a bit of clarity.
"You also need to be supported by the management, so Leonardo must be replaced quickly in my opinion.
"But this is a club that is in good hands."
Villas-Boas had been linked with taking over at PSG in the summer when the French champions saw Ancelotti depart for Real Madrid.
However, ex-France coach Laurent Blanc was eventually handed the reins.
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