Juventus football club of Italy manager, Andrea Pirlo has been sacked after spending just one season at the club.
The club’s failure to win the Serie A title for the first time since 2012 while the former professional footballer was in charge of the club has prompted his sack.
Pirlo, 42 replaced Maurizio Sarri at the club last summer, only for them to qualify for the Champions League on the last day of the season and finish fourth on the table.
Meanwhile, there are arrangements to bring back Massimiliano Allegri as manager of the club for a second spell.
Allegri who won five successive league titles and reached the Champions League final twice, while he was in charge of Juventus from 2014-19.
With such feats to his credit, the Italian football coach is currently without a job.
After this development, a statement was released on the website of Juventus. It reads: “Thanks Andrea. These are the first words that all of us must pronounce at the end of this special experience lived together.
“For the courage, the dedication, the passion with which he demonstrated every day, our thanks go to the ‘Maestro’, the coach and to Andrea, that really comes from the heart, as well as our good luck for the future that will surely be a wonderful one.”
The outgoing coach, Pirlo, also has an interesting history as a player in the club. He played 164 games for Juventus between 2011 and 2015 and won four Serie A titles
At the national team, Italy, he also has a remarkable history. He earned 116 caps and helped them to win the 2006 World Cup.
After spent two years in Major League Soccer at New York City FC after leaving Juventus, he retired in 2017.