This comes after Gold recently uploaded a video onto his YouTube channel where he spoke about a number of topics concerning the Lilywhites.
On the subject of the club’s recent hiring of Kline and what his role at the club will include, Gold had this to say on the matter. (32.05)
He said: “Todd Kline is coming in, he’s going to look over across all commercial aspects of Tottenham Hotspur, which means more money, it’s more money for the pot, more money to buy these players and things like that.
“But what’s quite important is, in his background, he brokered or spearheaded certainly the deal for the Miami Dolphins stadium naming rights. It was Hard Rock Cafe, £180 million over 18 years and he brokered that deal, which at the time was the third-highest in the NFL.
“Bearing in mind, the Dolphins at that point were the 13th most valuable franchise in NFL, obviously that was quite the coup. So, you know what I’m coming to next? Yes, part of his role will be trying to get naming rights for Tottenham’s stadium.”
According to the Daily Mail, Kline “will also be charged with overseeing the club’s commercial operation, including corporate partnerships and media rights, as the north London club look to boost their off-field turnover. It is understood that Kline will also seek new partners to build up existing revenue streams.”
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TIF Thoughts on Alasdair Gold’s comments on Kline…
With Spurs having appointed a new chief commercial officer, this shows just how much Daniel Levy wants the club to be as commercially and financially strong as possible.
In our view, this could be a good, early step in a long-term plan of making the club successful on the pitch as well as off it.
However, with Jose Mourinho’s side currently fourth points off a Champions League place in eighth place in the Premier League table, finishing this season in the top four would be a big boost for the club financially.