Date: 22nd July 2021 at 1:30pm
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Tottenham Hotspur fans have been reacting to claims by Alasdair Gold surrounding potential changes to the backroom changes at the club.

This summer has already been one of immense change in north London with the appointments of new head coach Nuno Espirito Santo and director of football Fabio Paratici, but it appears as if there could be more changes on the way.

According to Gold, writing in an article for, the club are set to appoint a new ‘head of emerging talent’ in Chris Perkins, who performed a similar role at both County and Everton, with Spurs instructing Perkins to assist with bringing in players in the 17-21 age range to help bolster the club’s academy.

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The news was relayed to Tottenham Hotspur fans on Gold’s Twitter page for them to react to, where there seemed to be a number of them that were rather excited to see his reported arrival:

“More positive moves”

“Looks like another good appointment. Tottenham are looking to make big structural changes throughout the club and get us back to where we where (on the up) with Poch. Very excited for new season.”
“Loving this Fabricio fella so far”
“Interesting. Good to see Spurs are using their brains this minute.”
“Love to see them investing in getting the top youngsters around at the academy. We see how much money other clubs like Liverpool and chels make from that too!”
“Kiss Paratici for us”
“This dub”
“About time too”

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It looks as if Spurs are really starting to settle in for the long haul with this one if they are looking to revamp the academy setup as well.

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