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  • Updated: August 08, 2020

Official: Former Juventus Legend, Andrea Pirlo Appointed As Juventus Manager To Replace Sarri

Official: Former Juventus Legend, Andrea Pirlo Appointed As

Juventus has appointed former club legend, Andrea Pirlo, as the replacement for Sarri after the former Chelsea manager was relieved of his duties on Saturday afternoon following a disappointment display at Turin leading to their disqualification in the UEFA Champions League.

 

UFFICIALE ✍️ Andrea Pirlo nuovo allenatore della Prima Squadra ➡️ https://t.co/gFxYuC28cj#CoachPirlo pic.twitter.com/6xWUAJ5u19

— JuventusFC (#Stron9er ?????????) (@juventusfc) August 8, 2020

 

It has now become a tradition of clubs to appoint Ex-players as coaches in the wake of managers who have not played for the club not living up to expectations or keeping the traditions of winning or playing styles known with the club.

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As a player, Pirlo was a versatile midfielder capable of splitting up opposition defense, scoring long-range screamers.

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The World Cup winner had a trophy-laden spell at Serie A winning 2 Champions League with Milan, Club World Cup (1), UEFA Super cup (2), Serie A (6); 4 at Juventus and 2 at Milan, 2 Coppa Italia, 2 Serie A Super Cup, and even Serie B cup.

He is well versed in Italian football and graced the No. 21 jersey well when playing for the Old Lady. The number was formerly won by Dybala before he received the No. 10 jersey.

 

 

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