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Exclusive: Graham Roberts hails Fabio Paratici’s arrival at Spurs

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Graham Roberts believes new managing Fabio Paratici could prove to be the best signing Tottenham Hotspur make this summer.

Paratici left his role as Juventus’ chief football officer, after 11 years, to take on the new position at Spurs last month.

Following the announcement of his arrival, chairman Daniel Levy revealed Paratici would play a significant role in helping to assemble Spurs’ squad ahead of the new season and he also helped to decide Nuno Espirito Santo was the right man to succeed Jose as head coach last month.

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The north Londoners have been busy in the transfer market, with goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini joining on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy and Bryan Gil making the move from as Erik Lamela headed in the opposite direction.

Harry Kane also remains on Spurs’ books despite Premier League Manchester City making the England captain one of their primary targets during the transfer window.

Former Spurs star Roberts believes Paratici is already showing his worth.

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He exclusively told TIF: “I really like him. Paratici wouldn’t have come if he wasn’t allowed to do his own thing. It’s a good thing for the football and he will find players.

“It’s a really good thing for the football club.”

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