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Tottenham Hotspur’s Fabio Paratici under investigation in Italy for Juventus’ financial dealings

By Eddie Razo -

Juventus darkest period in their history was the Calciopoli, a match-fixing scandal, and it appears as though the Italian side has found themselves in another scandal. 

Now how is this connected to Tottenham Hotspur? Managing Director of Football Fabio Paratici, Andrea Agnelli, and Pavel Nedved are under investigation following a raid at Juventus’ club offices amid a false accounting inquiry. 

The Daily Mail reports that the £47-million deal for Cristian Romero in August is one of 42 transfers police are investigating amid allegations of false accounting. 

This deal’s connection with Juventus is that the parties involved completed it the same day the Argentine defender left The Old Lady for Atalanta for just £13.5-million. 

Juventus saw its offices in Milan and Turn raided by police, allowing the authorities to seize player contracts, invoices, and financial statements as evidence. 

Accusations of the Serie A side falsely recording the transfers’ values between 2019 and 2021 allowed them to meet Financial Fair Play regulations.

The deal involving Romero date backs to when Juventus paid Genoa £22-million for Romero in July 2019 but promptly sent him back on loan for the season. The Argentine then spent the following year on loan to Atalanta for a £3.4-million loan fee. 

However, the deal raised some eyebrows during the summer when Atalanta announced they signed Romero permanently for £13.5-million before letting him leave on loan to Tottenham, who also paid the option to buy him for £47-million. With Atalanta pocketing £33.5-million in a single season, the sums did draw attention. 

Paratici has held talks with Tottenham over the matter as the report states that the Premier League side hasn’t done anything wrong. Furthermore, it doesn’t seem as though this report will prevent the club chief from continuing his job and purchasing players in Italy. 

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Billy Tonsils
Billy Tonsils
1 year ago
Reply to  joshthenosh

Maybe due diligence would have prevented all this ..as with NDembele ..another with a history as long as his arm.

Billy Tonsils
Billy Tonsils
1 year ago
Reply to  joshthenosh

Let’s face it if Paratici, goes no transfers—-Daniel Bingo..he has all the balls but fak all players.

Billy Tonsils
Billy Tonsils
1 year ago

Not all of them have been grassed up by our Chmn though.. get their feet under table ..bleed their secrets Wine em Dine em F-ck em and Dunk em..
No transfers required . DOF your cap to Dr Strangelove..

eddie
eddie
1 year ago

The mighty Levy strimkes again.He could have a win double on his hands if Paratici is banned from football and Conte walks walks,because of that and not being backed as must have been promised.

Oh what a joyous time to be a Spurs fan.

Glory Costs Too Much
Glory Costs Too Much
1 year ago

Everyone in Italy has been under investigation for financial irregularities at some time or other, it’s the way the country works, I blame the Romans for starting it.

East Stand
East Stand
1 year ago
Reply to  ForzaSpurs

The problem is for him is that there’s a high probability that he must have been complicit. Much will depend on the evidence put forward, but he could be banned from football for life, if found guilty. Along with any others involved…

joshthenosh
joshthenosh
1 year ago
Reply to  ForzaSpurs

Good point, very good in fact

but that don`t matter its just lets kick the 5hite out of Spurs

ForzaSpurs
ForzaSpurs
1 year ago

Common issues with Juve.Even before he was the director of football of Juve they had these problems with illicit deals. What the mainstream media is also failing to mention is that also the Cancelo deal to City and the deal for Juan Quadrado to Chelsea is also part of the investigation

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