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Latest: Tottenham ‘close to agreeing a deal’ with former Real Madid man; Fabio gives the ‘green light’

By Mehdi Gokal -

According to sources at Football Insider, Tottenham are in ‘advanced talks’ with recruitment expert Jeff Vetere.

The North London club are ‘close to agreeing a deal’ with the former Aston Villa and Newcastle United man to lead their Under-21s recruitment.

The report states that Vetere is said to be a close friend of Fabio Paratici, who has ‘given the green light’ to the appointment. It also claims that negotiations are close to completion’, and Vetere is ready to start immediately.

Since being fired as Birmingham City director of football in March 2018, at the same time Steve Cotterill was fired as manager, the 56-year-old has not held a senior recruitment position. He does, however, have ‘extensive experience at elite Premier League clubs’ as well as Real Madrid and speaks five languages.

Vetere has worked in the Premier League for Charlton Athletic, West Ham United, Newcastle United, and Fulham. His most senior position was as chief scout at Aston Villa when Gerrard Houllier was manager.

One of the things that Spurs have been recently criticised for is their failure to attract top talent and for allowing rising stars to leave. This was demonstrated further last week when Spurs academy graduate Marcus Edwards played a key role in Sporting Lisbon’s 2-0 Champions League victory over Tottenham.

Conte recently hired a set-piece specialist to address the lack of goals from corners and free-kicks and since the recruitment, there has been an extraordinary transformation in set-plays this season.

And with the recruitment of Vetere, Tottenham will look to address another problem and hope for a shake-up in their youth-team recruitment.

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gchisrge
gchisrge
2 months ago

This can’t be real. This can’t be happening. This is not the answer.

East Stand
East Stand
2 months ago

Meh…

Sonificent
Sonificent
2 months ago
Reply to  East Stand

Levy asked at the interview “Can you do better than the last bloke at finding cheap punts we can sell at RM like Bale?” When he nodded, Levy pushed the contract over. Rinse and repeat. Do one, Daniel you fraud.

Sonificent
Sonificent
2 months ago
Reply to  Sonificent

To RM

East Stand
East Stand
2 months ago
Reply to  Sonificent

Player trading is where all the money comes from, not a penny of that £150m will be spent on the team…

East Stand
East Stand
2 months ago
Reply to  Sonificent

Yep, the guy is a complete waste of space as the chairman of a football club. He’s got his own agenda with ENIC and it’s not making the team one that wins stuff. I still find it staggering that there are thickos who defend the way he goes about things. Most of them are just ENIC affiliated influencers with a presence on social media. However this poisonous narrative gets into the heads of some of our most gullible fans. One minor trophy in 23 years is totally pathetic, the penny has dropped for most of us though. Thankfully…

Last edited 2 months ago by Easty
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