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Breaking: Andrea Pirlo Named As New Juventus Coach

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Juventus have appointed Andrea Pirlo as manager to replace the sacked Maurizio Sarri, a week after hiring the former midfielder as Under-23 boss.

The Italian giants sacked Sarri after just one season despite winning Serie A following the club’s Champions League last-16 defeat by Lyon on Friday.

Read Also: Juventus Sack Maurizio Sarri After Champions League Exit To Lyon

The 41-year-old former midfielder who was only named the club’s Under-23 manager on 30 July, has signed a two-year deal until June 2022.

Juventus said the decision to promote him is;

Based on the belief that Pirlo has what it takes to lead from his debut on the bench, an expert and talented squad to pursue new success.

He played 164 games for Juventus between 2011 and 2015 and won four Serie A titles in Turin after joining from AC Milan, with whom he spent most of his career and won two Champions League and two league titles.

Pirlo, who won 116 caps for Italy and is regarded as one of the finest players of his generation, retired in 2017 having spent two years in Major League Soccer at New York City FC after leaving Juventus.

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