My tribe

Chelsea midfielder Mata: I want to beat AVB

Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata says sentiment won't be a factor against Tottenham.

Mata admits he has a lot of time for Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas.

"It's a tough place to play but the atmosphere makes you even more focused on the game and I like that. How much do I want to play against them? I can't wait. If the game goes like last season, then Tottenham would be a great place to show what I can do.

"When I came to Chelsea, Andre Villas-Boas was the manager, so he was very important for me, but I want to beat him this season."

 For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tribalfootball

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?