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Pirlo appointed as Maurizo Sarri’s replacement at Juventus

Juventus have appointed Andrea Pirlo as the new first team coach and will replace already sacked coach Maurizo Sarri.

41-year-old Andrea Pirlo has signed a two-year contract with the Italian giants just a week after he was confirmed as Juventus U23 coach.

Maurizo Sarri was fired earlier in the day following a disappointing exit from the Champions League despite beating Lyon on Friday night.

Speaking after confirming his appointment, Juventus strongly expressed their confidence in him that saw him being promoted from being an U23 coach to first team coach.

The former Juventus man was at the cub for five years between 2011 and 2015 where he won 4 Serie A tittle and played a total of 164 games.

He previously played for AC Milan where he managed to the Champions League and the league tittle.

Upon leaving Juventus, he join New York City in America before announcing his retirement from professional football in the year 2017.

The Italian has also been successful for the National team as he was part of the squad that lifted the 2006 world cup.

Pirlo appointed as Maurizo Sarri's replacement at Juventus
Alex Kiprop
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