Fabio Paratici has been confirmed as Tottenham’s new managing director after leaving
Juventus. The Premier League club are at the start of a busy summer which will include
the hiring of a new manager, following Jose Mourinho’s sacking.
On Saturday, Tottenham confirmed the Italian’s arrival with his job description defined
as ‘managing and developing the club’s sporting operations at the club, facilities and
Paratici, 48, told the Spurs website: “I am thrilled by this fantastic opportunity and I
thank the club and the chairman for their trust in me.
“Tottenham is one of the top clubs in the UK and in Europe with an ambitious long-term
plan. “I will dedicate all myself to this new venture and look forward to working with
the management team to write a new and hopefully successful chapter in the club
history.” Emilia-Romagna native Paratici had already been tipped to leave Juventus
following the club’s disappointing defence of its Serie A title.
In his 11 years in Turin, he worked behind the scenes in a numbers of roles to help
oversee a hugely successful period on and off the pitch
His playing career began with Piacenza before spells in Italy’s lower leagues, and he
moved into Sampdoria’s scouting department in 2004.
The move will officially go through on July 1 with a new coach and the future of several
players key to Tottenham’s summer.
Harry Kane and Serge Aurier have both openly discussed leaving the club with Paulo
Fonseca, who Mourinho replaced at Roma, reportedly close to joining as manager.
I am delighted that he will be heading up the football side of the club as we look ahead to
The Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Fabio Paratici as Managing
Director, Football, with effect from 1 July 2021.
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— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) June 12, 2021