Tottenham have confirmed the appointment of Fabio Paratici as the club’s new director of football.
The 48-year-old left his role atJuventus
after a trophy-laden 11 years where he helped turn the Turin club into the dominant force of Italian football and challenged Europe’s top clubs.
He does not officially start with Spurs until July 1, but is already involved in the club’s managerial search and has identified formerRoma
as his first choice.
A statement from the club specified that Paratici's will "be responsible for managing and developing the club’s sporting operations, facilities and footballing infrastructure".
Paratici told the club'swebsite
"I am thrilled by this fantastic opportunity and I thank the club and the chairman for the 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."