Willian in London according to media reports, Villas-Boas says Tottenham Hotspur in talks

Willian, 25, only joined Anzhi from Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk in January, but he is being moved on after the Russian club's billionaire owner Suleiman Kerimov decided to restructure the club and drastically shrink their budget.

updated: August 21, 2013 21:02 IST
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London: Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas on Wednesday confirmed that the Premier League side were in talks with Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala over the signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder Willian.

According to British media reports, Willian arrived in London on Tuesday and Spurs are hoping to complete a move for him by the weekend.

Speaking during a media conference ahead of Tottenham's Europa League play-off first leg away to Georgian club Dinamo Tbilisi on Thursday, Villas-Boas admitted that negotiations were under way.

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