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Chelsea boss Villas-Boas: I am not Mourinho

New Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas is eager to avoid comparisons with Jose Mourinho.

His past experience at Chelsea and a CV which includes a hat-trick of trophies last season, marked him out as the standout candidate to replace Carlo Ancelotti.

Nevertheless, he is well prepared for the inevitable mentions of Mourinho's name.

"Coaching was not a kind of obsession (for me) and neither did I use Jose as the way to arrive into this path, it was something that happened naturally," he said.

"I think there is no way you can avoid comparison, it is something that is the interest of the media. I didn't take the Porto job nor the Chelsea job because Jose made the same steps.

"They are two of the most sought-after clubs in the world and in the end I had the opportunity and was able to make them find something in me that they thought would continue their route to success."

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