Andre Villas-Boas satisfied with Tottenham's attacking options

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Defoe has Spurs future - Villas Boas

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas claims he has "enough options" up front and does not need another striker.

Emmanuel Adebayor joined Tottenham this week with Jermain Defoe and 19-year-old Harry Kane the only other first-team strikers at White Hart Lane.

"With Adebayor, Defoe and Kane coming through I have enough options, but in football you just never know," said Villas-Boas.

"I want to build a team that has one striker up front in my ideal system."

Spurs have been linked with Brazilian internationals Willian, who plays for Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk, and Leandro Damiao, who is playing in his home country for Internacional.

Villas-Boas admitted he had previously scouted 24-year-old Willian while manager at Chelsea and had also watched Damiao, 23, after leaving Stamford Bridge.

"Willian is a player I was interested in last year," said the Spurs boss.

"He's an extremely talented player but I wouldn't want to go any deeper as it would be disrespectful to Shakhtar, a club I have got a good relationship with.

"Leandro is a fantastic player. I went to see him in Brazil when I was not doing anything and he is obviously a good player but not on our prospects at the moment."

Villas-Boas is expecting Luka Modric to leave Spurs for Real Madrid before the end of the transfer window and is frustrated at the time taking to conclude the deal.

"It has been dragging on for some time, we have been very patient and the chairman has to be very astute," said Villas-Boas.

"We hope to conclude in the next few days but I said the same thing last week.

"We have people we're looking at and we have to be able to react straight away."

Villas-Boas also admitted Michael Dawson, would have limited first-team chances if he remained at Tottenham.

"If you end up with five central defenders then it's more competition and there will be less opportunities, that's why we allowed him to speak to QPR," added Villas-Boas.

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