Italian newspaper reports revealed that Juventus was not financially able to sign a global technical director similar to Pep Guardiola Juergen Klopp, coach of Manchester City and Liverpool, to succeed Andrea Pirlo, who is facing severe criticism, as a result of the decline in the team’s results in the Italian League, and their exit from the round of 16 in the Champions League.
According to the Italian site “La Repubblica”, 3 coaches on Juventus’ radar will be selected during the next period to succeed. Pirlo.
The Italian site added that the three coaches are: “Gian Piero Gasperini, Simon Inzaghi and Luciano Spalletti.”
And he continued: “Andrea Pirlo is not safe and faces the risk of dismissal if the results continue in this way.”
The La Repubblica website noted that Juventus “He is not considering sacking Pirlo during the current season, but if the situation worsens, his assistant, Igor Tudor, may be appointed as interim coach until the end of the season.”.
The report emphasized that the bad relationship between Allegri, the former coach, and Juventus management exclude reliance on him to assume responsibility if he is removed from his post.
This comes at a time when Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo, on Monday evening, received support from Roberto Mancini, the coach of the Italian national football team, after the sudden loss to its guest Benevento 0-1, and the dwindling chances of the “old lady” in preserving the league title for the tenth time in a row..
Italy is preparing for its matches against Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania on March 25, 28 and 31 in Parma, Sofia and Vilnius, respectively, in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Mancini said at a press conference on Monday evening on the sidelines of the Italian national team camp: “He is facing some difficulties, but it is part of the coaching journey. It is all part of the coach’s career. There are moments of joy and sometimes not .. Pirlo is a young man, he is in a big club, there is.” Difficult moments, but you have to know how to overcome them. “
Juventus, third-placed, suffered a painful blow in their quest for the tenth title in a row in the league, as they are 10 points behind leaders Inter, with 10 matches remaining for both of them until the end of the season..