Andre Villas-Boas today tipped Chelsea to win the Premier League next year, and wants Spurs to strengthen to keep up
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NEWS FLASH - today's kick-off has been delayed until 3.30pm due to traffic problems affecting fans on their way to WHL.From @SpursOfficial on Twitter:
– Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas discusses Gareth Bale's future
The information that I have from the club, which was mistakenly written about last week, is that the player is here to remain, independent of the objectives of Champions League qualification being achieved or not," Villas-Boas told a press conference.
I would be extremely surprised (if he left).
In football anything can happen. It's impossible to predict, but this is the assurance I have had from the club.
With the recognition and the further experience that he has had from this year, next year for Tottenham he will be even more assertive.
Newly-crowned PFA Player of the Year Gareth Bale dismissed talk of a summer transfer to Real Madrid as "speculation".
– PFA Player of the Year winner Gareth Bale.
"I just take no notice, it's all speculation, I can't do anything about it.
"I just concentrate on my football and play as well as I can and do my best for the team."