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Andre Villas-Boas makes £16.5m from Tottenaham & Chelsea

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When Andre Villas-Boas woke up on Tuesday morning, he probably would've had a shred of regret, and wondered why he ever walked into English football.

Two jobs at Chelsea and Tottenham, two failures.

When his bank statement is ready to be viewed, he may just manage a wry smile. The Portugese boss has collected a staggering £16 million in compensation from his sackings in the Premier League.

£12 million from Roman Abramovich at Chelsea, and £4.5 million from Spurs.

AVB may be advised to divert himself away from English football, for the sake of his managerial career. If the decision was made based on the health of his bank account, he'll be a permanent fixture in the managerial merry-go-round of the Premier League.

He's been linked to the managerial vacancy at West Brom, but he may opt to take time out of the game after spending little time in between his two London jobs.

Villas-Boas is not the only one to get a big pay-cheque from Chelsea, with Champions League winner Roberto Di-Matteo still picking up his £130,000 a week wage, that will carry on until June 2014.

The income from Chelsea won't halt, unless he gets another job. A big factor you'd think, in the reason 'RDM' is yet to be employed by another club since his Blues exit.

In all, Chelsea have paid out £50 million in total to their axed managers since 2003.

Other big pay-offs took place at Liverpool, when combined together Roy Hodgson and Kenny Dalglish took a reported £15 million.

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