Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas wanted Manchester United midfielder Anderson in the summer, it has been revealed. The Sunday Express says it's understood that Villas-Boas was keen on Manchester United midfielder Anderson but was instead pushed in the direction of Fulham's Mousa Dembele.

Some of the summer signings were not driven by Villas-Boas - the Portuguese boss even being overruled on some of his targets.