Villas-Boas admitted he felt let down by the club's owner Roman Abramovich after his sacking and he thinks destiny could pit the two London clubs against each other in the last 16 of the competition should Spurs win beat their next opponents.
"Sometimes it's destiny. Hopefully if we go through we can meet each other," said Villas-Boas, who will learn who his team plays next on December 20.
"They have a team that can win the trophy, so they will be up to the late stages of the competition. We hope to do so. If we cross it is going to be two magnificent games for sure."