translated from Spanish: Andrea Pirlo became new coach of Juventus

Legendary former Juventus player Andrea Pirlo has been chosen by the club as a new manager, after on Saturday they announced the dismissal of Maurizio Sarri, hours after the elimination in the eighth round of the Champions League.» Andrea Pirlo signed a two-year contract until June 30, 2022,» the Italian champion says in his statement. The ‘Juve’ soon elected Sarri’s successor, ousted in the morning on Saturday, and in the afternoon already had a substitute, a Pirlo who was in charge of the Turin Under-23 team.Pirlo played four seasons, from 2011 to 2015, and won everything. The 2006 world champion replaces a Sarri who triumphed in Serie A, but was unable to win Lyon in the Champions League. He failed to convince Chelsea’s former technician, commanding a more vulnerable ‘Juve’ than other years despite winning his ninth league in a row.» Juventus Football Club announces that Maurizio Sarri has been relieved of his position as first-team manager. The club thanks the coach for writing a new page in the history of Juventus, with the ninth consecutive ‘Scudetto’, the culmination of a personal story that took him to the top of Italian football,» the transalpinar’s statement said. The 61-year-old Neapolitan coach took the ‘Vecchia Signora’ in June 2019 – after disassociating from Chelsea – and in his 50 games at the helm of the bench he has achieved 34 wins, 9 draws and seven losses. The elimination of the team on Friday at the hands of Lyon, despite the victory in Turin (2-1) and because of the 1-0 of the first leg, precipitated his dismissal.



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