Spurs wait as Roma confirm Baldini departure

Franco Baldini has announced he's leaving AS Roma as general manager. Baldini is wanted at Tottenham.

Franco Baldini has announced he's leaving AS Roma as general manager.

Baldini is wanted at Tottenham.

“We thank Franco Baldini for his service to AS Roma over the past two seasons,” declared President James Pallotta.

“He played an important role in the launch of our project. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”

Now director of sport Walter Sabatini will be in charge of transfer negotiations, reporting directly to CEO Italo Zanzi.

“I want to thank the owners of AS Roma for the opportunity that was given to me,” added Baldini.

“I was very happy at Roma and wish the club, players and fans all the best.”

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