With the news of Fabio Paratici set to be unveiled as Tottenham Hotspur’s new General Manager, Get Italian Football News’ editor in chief Conor Clancy has claimed that the former Juventus man was part of the strange Cristiano Ronaldo signing.
Paratici is set to be unveiled as the newest member of Spurs’ hierarchy and that will also see Daniel Levy take up a new role at the club as he steps back and allows Paratici to oversee all football matters.
Will Paratici be a success at Spurs?
Levy has received a lot of abuse and criticism for his lack of footballing nous and more recently, his failure to find a replacement for Jose Mourinho despite several candidates coming by before eventually disappearing off into the distance with other clubs or just turning Spurs down.
Paratici was given a farewell press conference by Juventus, however, some of his signings have left the Old Lady in a difficult position financially with the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Ronaldo earning big money and Clancy spoke exclusively to Transfer Tavern about the latter:
“He was there when they signed Cristiano Ronaldo and that is probably one of the most bizarre transfers ever to take place in football.
“It was so against everything that Juventus were supposed to be about.”
Tottenham need someone who is familiar with the transfer market and knows what players are worth and that is something Paratici could bring as he did sign the likes of Paul Pogba and Arturo Vidal before they were household names in European football.
Spurs fans have seen their club waste money on a whole host of players such as Roberto Soldado, Matt Doherty, Steven Bergwijn and Erik Lamela so they must sort out their recruitment if they are to be regular top-four challengers.
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