Serious Tension As Juventus Chiefs Set to Sack Andrea Pirlo and Bring Back Former Manager

Serious Tension As Juventus Chiefs Set to Sack Andrea Pirlo and Bring Back Former Manager

Ibitoye Shittu
May 27, 2021 at 3:02 PM

- Juventus are ready to rehire former manager Allegri this summer

- The Italian won five League titles with Juventus before he was sacked

- Old Lady failed to win the Champions League title last season under Pirlo

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Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly on the verge of making a return to Italian giants Juventus where he is expected to replace current handler of the Old Lady Andrea Pirlo.

Although Pirlo won the Coppa Italia, but the Italian has been under serious pressure at Juventus since their failure to win the Champions League and also retaining their League crown.

Since he was asked to leave Juventus and was replaced with Sarri then, Allegri has not gotten another job even though there were reports that he was interested in Real Madrid job.

During his first stint at Juventus from 2014-2019, Allegri won the Italian Serie A title five times which remains a big record for him in Italy.

According to the report on Daily Mail, Allegri and Juventus chiefs have had verbal agreement and official announcement will be made in the next 24 hours.

Crucial to Allegri's decision was the assurance that sporting director Fabio Paratici would leave the club this summer.

Transfer Live also reported that Massimiliano Allegri will agree a four-year contract with Juventus for him to make a return to the Old Lady.

Meanwhile, Inter Milan are also said to be interested in hiring Allegri following the exit of Antonio Conte who left after misunderstanding between him and the management.

Andrea Pirlo.
Current Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo. Photo by Claudio Villa
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Earlier, had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo took to his official Instagram page to thank fans of Italian giants Juventus for their support at the just concluded 2020/21 season even though the Old Lady failed to retain their title.

Juventus were even on the verge of dropping out of the top four not until the final day thanks to Napoli who failed to get a win in their own match which gave Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates the Champions League ticket.

However, Inter Milan won the League title, but Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates at Juventus will be playing in the Champions League next season that is if the Portuguese stays.

While speaking on his performances last season, Cristiano Ronaldo explained that he is not a player who chases records, but the other way round which has been helping his career.

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