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New Marseille coach Villas-Boas: I've learned from radical Chelsea mistakes

Olympique Marseille coach Andre Villas-Boas says he's much improved from his days with Chelsea.

There will not be sweeping changes under Villas-Boas, who admits he tried to change too much in an ill-fated spell at Chelsea which saw him sacked after less than nine months.

He told the club's official website: "At Chelsea I was very radical with my philosophy, but I think with experience you have to respect French football culture and focus on technical excellence and creativity.

"I want to construct the ideal philosophy for OM. I am not a defensive coach, I want to play attacking football - like the slogan of OM, 'Droit au but' ('Straight to goal')."

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