Andrea Pirlo became Juventus’ new supervisor hours after the team announced that Maurizio Sarri had been terminated.
Pirlo, a former World Cup winner, was the club’s under 23 coach, and it has signed a two-year arrangement, Juventus declared.
Sarri’s sacking arrived less than 24 hours following Juventus was unbelievably removed from Champions League from Olympique Lyonnais, which had ended only seventh in France’s Ligue 1 this season.
Juventus won 2-1 on Friday, but it was the French team which went into the quarter-finals – because of the off goal scored in Turin – after beating the Italian team 1-0 from the first leg.
Sarri’s spell at Juventus lasted just a year, a shift from his inaugural Massimiliano Allegri and Antonio Conte – that sat on Juve’s seat for three and five seasons.
Sarri directed the club into its ninth national title in a row – an all-time album for Italy’s Serie A.
However he neglected to reach Juventus’ most important target: the Champions League, a name missing in Turin since 1996, even though Juventus playing with five additional finals in 1997, 1998, 2003, 2015, and 2017.
Sarri also dropped the Italian Super Cup into Lazio in addition to Italy’s cup final to his former team Napoli.
Many Juventus lovers on societal websites seemed to welcome the club’s choice.
A few of the names circulating from the Italian press before Pirlo was appointed comprised former Tottenham director Mauricio Pochettino, Juventus legend as well as present Inter manager, Antonio Conte, amid a rumored spat with the managing of this Milanese club.