Frustration for Cristiano Ronaldo: Great coach-a Surprise at Juventus

No 16 hours after the Champions League knockout Juventus and Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the culprit was found – and, a little later, already the new bearer of

Frustration for Cristiano Ronaldo: Great coach-a Surprise at Juventus

No 16 hours after the Champions League knockout Juventus and Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the culprit was found – and, a little later, already the new bearer of hope. In accordance with the exemption from Maurizio Sarri, the former world champion, and football takes on legend Andrea Pirlo the Italian series champion as the new coach. So the club drew the consequences from the disappointing performance in the Premier class. Juventus was eliminated by the 2:1 against Olympique Lyon on Friday in the second round, after the first leg 0:1 was lost.

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The 41-year-old Pirlo signed a two-year contract, up to and including 30. June 2022, and will take on his first coaching job with the Team of Ronaldo. Originally it had been planned that the 2006 world champion for the next season to coach the under-23 team of Juve.

Previously had speculated in Italian media that the former world footballer Zinedine Zidane desire candidate number one for the successor to the failed Sarri's supposed to be. The French coach of the time was equal with record-winners Real Madrid 1:2 Manchester City also in the second round failed, and had to listen to it in Spain, criticism.

To change the game on the coach benches of the European heavy-weights but. In addition to Zidane, the former Tottenham had been traded at the Juve Coach Mauricio Pochettino and Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi. Now Pirlo, who played from 2011 to 2015 at Juve, and a total of four Italian won the championship with the tournament comes but.

The words of club boss Andrea Agnelli directly after the game meant nothing Good for Sarri. "We will take now a day or two, to make the right decisions for the future," said Agnelli. At the end of the From of the Trainer was only a matter of hours. The profit of the ninth championship counted for nothing, was only the compulsory program. The Sarris predecessor Massimiliano Allegri was already in the past year undoing.

The order is clear, only the Champions League title with Juve. The Italians Cristiano Ronaldo got two years ago for around 100 million euros from Real Madrid. But Ronaldo alone it can also. The Portuguese in the previous year had averted with three goals against Atlético Madrid in the eighth-final, this time were his two goals against Lyon too little.

Updated Date: 08 August 2020, 15:19

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