SERIE A giants, Juventus have named former club Meastro Andrea Pirlo as Head Coach following the sacking of Maurizio Sarri today.
An official statement sighted on the club’s official website said the Italy and Juventus Legend penned a two year managerial contract until 2022.
“From today he will be THE coach for people of Juventus, as the club has decided to entrust him with the technical leadership of the First Team, after having already selected him for Juventus Under 23,” the club announced.
It added “Today’s choice 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 successes.”
Pirlo, 41, replaces Sarri who was dismissed following a disappointing Champions League campaign after a year in charge of the first team.
Pirlo who also played for AC Milan won the 2006 World Cup in Germany. He has also won the Champions League, Copa Italia, Italian Super Cup etc.