Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas denies he wants to buy a new left-back in January.

Spurs have been linked with Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao.

Asked if a left-back is in his thoughts ahead of Sunday's trip to Manchester City, Villas-Boas said: "No, I don't think so.

"Danny Rose is still out but making good progress on his injury so we're looking for a two or three-week period now finally for his return."

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