Movement continues within the coaching pass market for top teams in Europe. After the departures of Hans-Dieter Flick (Bayern Munich), Antonio Conte (Inter) and Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid) now there was the Andrea Pirlo, who has just been fired by Juventus of Italy.
The former midfielder of the NationalIn his first coaching experience, during the season he could never find a reliable 11. Although he managed to stay with the Italian Super Cup and the Italian Cup, his bad performance in Serie A (He failed the Scudetto after 9 in a row and agonizingly qualified for the Champions League) and its early elimination at the international level (He was left out in the knockout stages of the Champions League by Porto) They marked the exit door for him.
“Thank you Andrea. They are the first words that all of us must say to him after this special experience together. A couple of months ago, Andrea Pirlo, a soccer icon, began his new adventure, his first as a coach. That takes courage, and confidence in your own ability, especially in a period marked by thousands of difficulties, with a world that is reinventing itself day after day due to the pandemic. Pirlo has just started a coaching career that will undoubtedly be brilliant. An adventure of transformation, search, and also of selecting, to offer all his ideas and his experience as a champion within the field of play, but from another perspective”, they expressed from Turin through a statement.
After highlighting the two titles won or recalling some important victories, such as against Barcelona and Milan, the institution said that “for the courage, dedication and passion that he showed every day, we want to thank the Master, the coach, to Andrea. And good luck for a future that will surely be wonderful ”.
According to the Italian press, the announcement of his replacement would be made official in the coming days. The one chosen by the leadership, which is in full reconstruction after the departure of Fabio Paratici as sports director, would be Massimiliano Allegri, who had a successful stint at Juventus between 2014 and 2019. In that period he won 11 titles (5 Serie A, 4 Italian Cup and 2 Italian Super Cup) and was a finalist in the Champions League twice.
Sky Sports adds that the coach has already had talks with Andrea Agnelli, who he asked to extend the link to the experienced Giorgio Chiellini and that they reestablish the talks to sign a renewal with Paulo Dybala, whom he considers a key part of his project. The Cordovan, whose contract expires in mid-2022, is also closely followed by Atlético Madrid and PSG.
The situation of Cristiano Ronaldo, on the other hand, is still not clear, since part of the leadership would not see with bad eyes trying to generate a barter with the Portuguese to get a younger footballer to help them carry out a renewal in the squad . The Bianconeri club is also in talks with Mino Raiola to close the landing of goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, who will not remain in Milan.
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