Sport Emmanuel Adebayor has scored four goals in five games since his return to the team

The Portuguese manager gave Villas-Boas just 45 minutes of action this season having isolated him from the first-team squad

Emmanuel Adebayor leaves the pitch in Basel after defeat on penalties

Basel 2 Tottenham Hotspur 2 match report: Penalty hoodoo costs Spurs place in final four

Aggregate 4-4 (aet); Basel win 4-1 on penalties

Tottenham v Basel: Andre Villas-Boas prays Gareth Bale will miss just two games in crucial season run-in

Star player certain to miss Premier League clash against Everton this weekend

Andre Villas-Boas expects his side to be boosted by the return of Younes Kaboul

Andre Villas-Boas hopes Younes Kaboul return will boost Spurs to finish fourth

Andre Villas-Boas believes Tottenham need 16 points from their remaining eight Premier League games to ensure they retain fourth place and qualify for the Champions League – a run-in during which he expects his side to be boosted by Younes Kaboul's return.

Andre Villas-Boas leaped to Gareth Bale's defence
Andre Villas-Boas

Ledley King tips Tottenham for tilt at the title

Former captain says Spurs can challenge for the Premier League within the next two years

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas targets games against closest rivals as Tottenham aim to qualify for Champions League

Spurs lost to Fulham at the weekend in what was a major blow to their top four ambitions

Inter fans wave flags and set off flares at the San Siro

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Gallas knows victory against his former club is vital

Former Chelsea and Arsenal defender William Gallas says trophy will prove Tottenham are the best team in London

Defender predicts former clubs' days of domination in the capital are over

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Andre Villas-Boas keen for Tottenham to move on from Liverpool defeat

Spurs threw away a lead at Anfield

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers watched Luis Suarez "create havoc" in the 3-2 win over Tottenham but felt the character of the whole side pulled them through.

Gareth Bale was booked for diving against Inter Milan

Hero and villain: Tottenham winger Gareth Bale scores against Inter Milan before taking a tumble in the Europa League

‘There was a risk of Gareth being suspended for the quarter-finals, so we clean him of the cards’

Gareth Bale heads home Tottenham’s first goal last night
Gareth Bale in action at the San Siro in 2010 where he scored a hat-trick

Are Inter Milan now better prepared to deal with Tottenham winger Gareth Bale?

A look at the Italian perspective ahead of tonight's Europa League tie

Gareth Bale celebrates his winner against West Ham

Andre Villas-Boas warns Inter Milan over the form of Tottenham winger Gareth Bale

Spurs play the Serie A side in the Europa League

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