Juventus has officially sacked Andrea Pirlo as the club’s manager following a week of speculation over his future.
The news comes a day after former Italian manager Massimiliano Allegri was set to be confirmed and unveiled by Juventus, a move that will likely draw some bad blood in the current squad.
This is after Portuguese star Christiano Ronaldo is hinted to be heading for the exit after he was rested during their last clash of the league. The former Real Madrid star is tipped to be heading for a Manchester United re-union.
- Juventus set to sack Andrea Pirlo and appoint Allegri
- Simone Inzaghi replaces Antonio Conte as Inter Milan manager
- Zinedine Zidane leaves Real Madrid with immediate effect
- Antonio Conte departs Inter over plans to sell key players
In what has been a busy week for Serie A clubs, rivals Inter Milan have also appointed Simon Inzaghi as their new coach following the departure of Antonio Conte.
Conte who lead the Italian giants to a 19th title stepped down following the club’s plans to sell a good number of players in order to raise 80 million dollars to sustain the club.
The former Chelsea manager was thanked by the club for his service and making history for Inter Milan.
“An agreement has been reached with Antonio Conte for the termination of his contract by mutual consent. The club would like to thank Antonio for the extraordinary work that he has done, culminating in Inter’s 19th top-flight title. Antonio Conte will forever remain a part of our club’s history.” Said Inter Milan.