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Maurizio Sarri fired, Andrea Pirlo hired

02:16:04 am
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by admin August 9th, 2020


Andrea Pirlo who played for Juventus between 2011-2015 season as a midfielder before leaving the club is now the new head Coach.

His appointed took off following the sack letter of Maurizio Sarri on Saturday morning prior to their defect on away goal aggregate 2-2 draw against french side lyon leading to their exit from the ongoing champions league tournament on friday night.

Before this day, some coaches like former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri, Tottenham former boss Mauricio Pochettino and former Chelsea coach Antonio Conte have been linked with the job but lost to the former player.


Andrea Pirlo was born May 19, 1979 (41) in Flero the province of Brescia Italy. He won the world cup world cup with is country in 2006.He has also won a Coppa Italia and two Italian Super Cups plus the Seria A league cup six times, four with juventus while the other two with Milan.


Juve recently appointed Pirlo as the coach of the their Under 23 team nine days ago before the shocking sack to the former Juventus first team coach Sarri which made pirlo the new first team coach and has today signed a two-year contract until 30 June 2022.


The living legend has had only 9days experience in the world of football management. With this high-pressured position he his set to lead the italian giants side to claim the champions league next season since the club last won the title in 1996.


The news was confirmedo on their global fanbase via the use of the social media platforms.


Report has it that Pirlo was chosen by the club president Andrea Agnelli, who he had a close working relationship with during his time as a Juve player.
He was signed as a mid-field player from Ac Milan in 2011 having over 100 appearance before living the club to join New York City in MLS where he ended his football playing career in january 2018.


The 41 year old now takes over a team that has won nine consecutive Serie A league titles with high expectations and demand ahead of him. With the likes of players like C.ronaldo and Dybala in his team he is sure a promising future ahead in the club