Chelsea boss AVB will not take pop at Man Utd rival Ferguson

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas says he won't seek a battle with Manchester United counterpart Sir Alex Ferguson.

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas says he won't seek a battle with Manchester United counterpart Sir Alex Ferguson.

Yesterday, Villas-Boas was asked if he'll take Rafa Benitez's lead and have a pop at Fergie.

"I have the utmost respect for Sir Alex," Villas-Boas said.

"I'm not a confrontational guy."

He added: "It's not just a question of me taking on Sir Alex or the other Premier League managers.

"It's a question of a top club like Chelsea challenging for the title again.

"Last year, we ended on a very good run to threaten for the title in the last couple of games.

"I want us to be up there at the beginning."

 
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