Villas-Boas feels Guardiola has the desire to test himself away from the Nou Camp.
"He has the same first team players as Frank Rijkaard did, homegrown players who did not behave as they now behave. His ideas have a unique foundation and are unique," said AVB.
"Some of his ideas can work outside of Barcelona.
"I've spoken to him two or three times and feel he has that desire ..."