'Classic Levy': Some Spurs fan rage as report claims key figure was 'stiched up' ahead of new arrival
Tottenham technical performance director Steve Hitchen was reportedly unaware that the club had approached Fabio Paratici.
According to Football London, the former chief scout only knew about the appointment of the former Juventus sporting director until late in the process.
As per the report, the treatment of Hitchen, who is popular within Tottenham, has left a number of staff and players unhappy. However, the club want the 44-year-old to remain with the north London side going forward.
Steve Hitchen is popular with Tottenham fans
Moreover, Paratici will oversee all footballing activities in a general manager role for Tottenham as reported by the Athletic. Yet despite this progressive decision from the club, supporters on social media were mad over how Hitchen was treated over the process.
The former chief scout has been key to Tottenham’s success over recent years in both qualifying for the top-four as well as competing in the UEFA Champions League.
Here’s what some fans had to say about Hitchen on Twitter…
Regardless of what you think of Hitchen, he has been completely stitched up here— Adam (@adamwinterb) June 10, 2021
Levy doesn't care about anything but his wallet— Josh (@josh_wiggan) June 10, 2021
That's messed up— MG (@Tangan_goat) June 10, 2021
What a mess on this management level.— keikayat (@keikayat) June 10, 2021
Classic levy move— Phillipb (@Phillipb_91) June 10, 2021
It would come as no surprise if Daniel Levy one day turned out to be a Super Villain. pic.twitter.com/dHXonf78E6— Boop (@boop_bah) June 10, 2021
Hitchen has been key to some big transfers in the recent history of Tottenham. The main one being that of Luka Modric in 2008 from Dinamo Zagreb.
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