Juventus appoint Andrea Pirlo manager following Maurizio Sarri’s sacking | The Guardian

Former midfielder gets job only week after U23 appointmentSarri dismissed after club’s exit from Champions LeagueJuventus have appointed their former midfielder Andrea Pirlo as manager following the sacking of Maurizio Sarri. The Italian champions acted swiftly as Sarri paid the price for their Champions League exit to Lyon on Friday, with Pirlo replacing him on a two-year contract.Pirlo, who made 164 appearances for Juve between 2011 and 2015, was named as their under-23s manager only 10 days ago but the 41-year-old gets an immediate promotion. Continue reading…

  • Former midfielder gets job only week after U23 appointment
  • Sarri dismissed after club’s exit from Champions League

Juventus have appointed their former midfielder Andrea Pirlo as manager following the sacking of Maurizio Sarri. The Italian champions acted swiftly as Sarri paid the price for their Champions League exit to Lyon on Friday, with Pirlo replacing him on a two-year contract.

Pirlo, who made 164 appearances for Juve between 2011 and 2015, was named as their under-23s manager only 10 days ago but the 41-year-old gets an immediate promotion.

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