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Villas-Boas plays down expectations of being appointed Chelsea boss

Andre Villas-Boas has told fans all expectations of Chelsea success will be down to the team and not just his appointment as manager. The 33-year-old Portuguese, who has earned a burgeoning reputation after leading Porto to domestic and European success last term.

"Don't expect something from one man," he told Chelsea TV.

"Expect us to create a group dynamic of everybody getting together, with the fans getting together, with people getting excited with the motivation that is in and around us.

"In the new way of communicating and the new leadership - this is the most important thing.

"It is not about my arrival. It is about the continuous success of this club."

Villas-Boas is no stranger to the west London club, working there under as part of the backroom staff under Jose Mourinho, whom he followed to Inter Milan.

"Let's reflect on the success of the past six years at this club and what we have achieved and now what we can achieve in the next six years again," he added.

"There is no doubt that the challenge for me is to keep winning.

"I am an individual who has that hunger for success and I want to keep it that way."

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