Tottenham boss Villas-Boas regrets his gung-ho approach at Chelsea

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas admits some regret over the way he tackled his job at Chelsea.

Villas-Boas admits he has some rebuilding to do in his new job at White Hart Lane, but concedes he must do it in a more controlled way.

"There are changes which have to be done, but I think that I won't promote that change as aggressively (here) as I did at Chelsea," Villas-Boas, who replaced Harry Redknapp last month, told a press conference.

"When things were going along smoothly, everybody is happy and you are able to progress it.

"When you are faced with a setback, it's the ability to bounce back from that setback that will keep you right on track.

"Chelsea had three negative results in a row last year, which had a tremendous impact, and when we wanted to correct things, we were always putting the fire out and never establishing what we were before.

"I think it's best to go for a progressional change. We have to respect what has been built here by Harry and hopefully I can do exactly that."

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