Luis Enrique rules out Tottenham Hotspur job

Spurs boss Andre Villas Boas on the touchline during the match against Man City on November 24, 2013
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Celta Vigo boss Luis Enrique rules himself out of the running to replace Andre-Villas Boas at White Hart Lane should the Portuguese part company with Spurs.

Celta Vigo coach Luis Enrique has moved to distance himself from the speculation linking him with a move to Tottenham Hotspur as a replacement for current manager Andre Villas-Boas.

Villas-Boas has seen his future at White Hart Lane cast in doubt in recent days after the North London outfit slumped to a 6-0 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad last weekend.

Enrique has since emerged as a candidate to replace the 36-year-old but the Barcelona legend has claimed that he will not break his contract with Celta - which expires in 2015 - despite the team struggling domestically.

"When I sign a contract I fulfil it," Enrique told reporters at a press conference. "We may be on the brink, but I see no reason why we should force any changes here. We'll continue to work along the same lines."

The 43-year-old worked alongside Spurs' director of football Franco Baldini with Roma during an ill-fated spell in the Italian capital.

Celta sit 15th in the Primera Liga standings, just three points clear of 18th-placed Real Betis.

Celta de Vigo head coach Luis Enrique looks on during the La Liga match between Getafe CF and RC Celta de Vigo at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on September 26, 2013
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