Andre Villas-Boas linked with Barcelona

AVB has been linked with a shock move to Barcelona as manager. Credit: PA

Andre Villas-Boas is one of the candidates being considered to take over from Tata Martino at Barcelona, according to a Spanish publication with close ties to the Catalan club.

Sport.es are claiming the former Chelsea and Spurs manager could take over at the La Liga giants in time for the start of next season.

Despite their lofty league position and an impressive result against Man City in the Champions League, current Barcelona boss Martino has come under fire this season for his team's style.

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