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After a 3rd place finish last season ended Jesualdo Ferreira’s 4 year reign in charge of Porto, the appointment of Academica De Coimbra boss Andre Villa Boas was greeted with a hint of optimism and a sense of déjà vu. They had been successful under Jesualdo Ferreira, winning 3 Portuguese league titles in the process, but it would be impossible to emulate the success of Jose Mourinho, who 2 Portuguese league titles, the UEFA Cup and the Champions League before moving to Chelsea. Villas Boas and Mourinho had worked with …