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Villas-Boas may quit Marseille after they hire a salesman behind his back

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Andre Villas-Boas may be about to walk out on Marseille after they hired Paul Aldridge to sell players to the Premier League without his knowledge.

Former Chelsea boss Villas-Boas has taken French side Marseille to the dizzy heights of second in Ligue 1.

However, after only six months in the job, things may be about to turn sour between the manager and the president.

The south of France club president Jacques-Henri Eyraud has unveiled Paul Aldridge as a new “special advisor” to the club.

Aldridge is the man behind facilitating the clandestine moves of Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano to West Ham.

It is believed that Marseille has brought him as a glorified salesman.

In an attempt to ease the clubs’ financial troubles, he is charged with brokering deals for their prized assets to the Premier League.

According to The Daily Mail, Villas-Boas is less than impressed by the situation as he was not informed of such a decision.

He said:

“It was a decision made by Jacques-Henri Eyraud.”

“It is up to the president to justify and explain this choice.”

“I do not think it facilitates sales to English clubs, but hey… I learned this decision with surprise.”

“Jacques-Henri did not tell me about this choice in person, I read his statements in L’Équipe.”

“I should answer frankly, but I can’t.”

“I have to be careful about what I say. You know that I am a man of the world.”

“I do not want to comment too much.”