Villas-Boas to blow 100m Euros on sweets
ANDRE Villas-Boas has been warned not to spend Gareth Bale’s 100m Euro transfer fee all in one go.
The Spurs manager has been frantically adding Xbox games, Converse trainers and One Direction picture discs to his Amazon wish list since the transfer was negotiated.
Chairman Daniel Levy said: “This club has a reputation for spunking transfer funds and I’m not sure a 50-foot bouncy castle in the shape of Wolverine is going to dispel that.
Real Madrid placed the world record bid for Gareth Bale after seeing him on the television, being unable to believe that’s what he actually looked like and paying for the privilege of seeing him up close for themselves.
Their initial cash-only offer was rejected after Villas-Boas insisted that any deal must include the ride-on lawnmower he saw being used at the Bernabéu, and a penknife.
Spurs fans hope he does not emulate previous managers’ profligacy. Juande Ramos used the £30M Berbatov fee to have The Gipsy Kings wake him up each morning with Bamboleo, while Harry Redknapp spent his entire 2009 transfer budget on ‘a really nice sheepskin coat’.
Vilas-Boas said:”…and a speedboat, and an iPad and a lightsabre and Edin Dzeko and a BMX, and…”