Spurs manager admits to Willian liking.

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has remained tight-lipped on his club’s chances of signing Anzhi Makhachkala forward Willian though he admits he is a fan of the player.

The Brazilian looks likely to leave Russia for the Premier League this summer after also attracting interest from the likes of Liverpool and Chelsea and Villas-Boas told London24.com that he is still looking at bringing in new players before the end of the transfer window.

“I’ve spoken about him [Willian] in the past long ago” he said. “He’s a player I appreciate and is player that belongs to Anzhi and out of respect I won’t like to extend myself.”

Willian would likely cost over £30million and represent a real statement of intent from Tottenham who have already been very active in the transfer window so far bringing in big names such as Roberto Soldado Paulinho and Etienne Capoue in an attempt to persuade Real Madrid target Gareth Bale to stay at the club.