Movement continues within the coaching pass market for top teams in Europe. After the departures of Hans-Dieter Flick (Bayern Munich), Antonio Conte (Inter) and Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid), now there was that of Andrea Pirlo, who has just been fired by Juventus of Italy.
The former Nazionale midfielder, in his first coaching experience, could never find a reliable 11 during the season. Although he managed to stay with the Italian Super Cup and the Italian Cup, his poor performance in Serie A (he didn't achieve the Scudetto after 9 in a row and qualified in an agonizing way to the Champions League) and his early elimination at the international level (he was out in the knockout stages of the Champions League at the hand of Porto) marked the exit door.
"Thank you Andrea. They are the first words that all of us must say to him after this special experience together. A couple of months ago, Andrea Pirlo, a soccer icon, began his new adventure, his first as a coach. That takes courage, and confidence in his own ability, especially in a period marked by thousands of difficulties, with a world that is reinventing itself day after day due to the pandemic. Pirlo has just started a coaching career that will undoubtedly be brilliant. An adventure of transformation, search, and also of selecting, to offer all his ideas and the experience of him as a champion on the field of play, but from another perspective”, they expressed from Turin through a statement.
After highlighting the two titles won or recalling some important victories, such as against Barcelona and Milan, the institution said that “for the courage, dedication and passion that he showed every day, we want to thank the Master, the coach, to Andrea. And good luck for a future that will surely be wonderful”.
A few hours later, Juve made official the return of Massimiliano Allegri, who had a successful stint at Juventus between 2014 and 2019. In that period he won 11 titles (5 Serie A, 4 Italian Cup and 2 Italian Super Cup) and it was two Champions League finalist times.
How much will Massimiliano Allegri's salary be at Juventus?
Although the Turin team did not make official the values of the contract signed by Massimiliano Allegri, it is presumed that it is around 6 million euros per year, which places him as one of the best paid technicians, not only in Series A, but also also from Europe.
Paulo Dybala stays at Juventus with the arrival of Massimiliano Allegri?
Sky Sports adds that during his talks with Andrea Agnelli he asked him to extend the link to the experienced Giorgio Chiellini and to reestablish the talks to sign a renewal with Paulo Dybala, whom he considers a key part of his project. The Cordovan, whose contract expires in mid-2022, is also closely followed by Atlético Madrid and PSG.
What will happen to the future of Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus?
The situation of Cristiano Ronaldo, on the other hand, is still not clear, since part of the leadership would not see with bad eyes trying to generate a barter with the Portuguese to get a younger footballer to help them carry out a renewal in the squad . The Bianconeri club's also in talks with Mino Raiola to close the landing of goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, who will not remain in Milan.