Report: Paratici sets himself first task at Spurs; wants to keep attacker for one more year
Fabio Paratici is reportedly set on convincing Harry Kane to stay with Tottenham for an extra year.
According to Italian sports journalist Gianluca Di Marzio via Grand Hotel Calciomercato, the former Juventus sporting director is keen to keep the England captain at the club for one more year.
As reported by Sky Sports News, Kane is keen to leave Spurs this summer. The striker is currently on international duty with England for Euro 2020. As per Di Marzio, Chelsea and Manchester City and both keen on the 28-year-old attacker.
Kane’s future remains uncertain
Kane’s future is uncertain, with Daniel Levy likely to demand a Premier League record transfer fee for the centre-forward. Last season the striker won both the Golden Boot and Playmaker Award.
Indeed, the appointment of Paratici could be a major turning point for Spurs.
As reported by the Athletic, the Italian footballing figure will take up a general manager role with the club, and will be at the forefront of all football activities conducted by the north London side.
Paratici will also play a role in Spurs appointing a new manager. Moreover, Tottenham looked set to appoint Antonio Conte. But as reported by BBC Sport, talks collapsed, and the Italian coach remains a free agent.
Paratici can convince Kane to stay at Spurs
Kane’s future with Tottenham will be fact after Euro 2020, which gives Paratici plenty of time to convince the England superstar to stay with Tottenham for one more year.
Although Spurs won’t compete in either the UEFA Champions League or Europa League next season, silverware is there to be won for Tottenham.
Furthermore, with Paratici overseeing the new project, there could be a chance that the north London side ends their trophy drought should the right manager and players come in this summer.
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