Tottenham boss Antonio Conte has revealed that Spurs director of football Fabio Paratici blocked a move for Dejan Kulusevski while the pair were at Juventus.Kulusevski made the move from Turin to north London in the January transfer window. And the Sweden international has had an instant impact, scoring one goal and assisting another in four appearances.
Indeed, those contributions both came on Saturday as he helped Tottenham beat Manchester City 3-2.
As a result, he has adapted quickly to the Premier League under Conte’s leadership. He has also quickly formed a strong relationship with Harry Kane and Son Heung-min.
However, Conte has now revealed that he does not feel surprised by Kulusevski’s instant impact. In fact, Conte knew the 21-year-old would suit his style of play when he tried to bring him to Inter from Juventus.
Nevertheless, former Juve transfer chief Paratici – who moved to Sp …