The Turin club are set to announce the return of Massimiliano Allegri to replace Pirlo, according to Sky in Italy, The 53-year-old is expected to sign again within the next 24 hours.
Pirlo took over from Maurizio Sarri in August last year and guided them to the Coppa Italia and Suppercoppa Italiana titles, but they finished fourth in Serie A, missing the top Italian title for the first time in 10 years against Inter Milan, and they reclaimed a place in the League of next season’s champions on the last day. of the season.
Juve sent the following message to Pirlo on his departure from the Allianz Stadium: “Thank you, Andrea.
“These are the first words we all have to say at the end of this special experience together. A few months ago, Andrea Pirlo, icon of world football, started his new adventure, his first as a coach.
“To do this, you first need courage, but also an awareness of your own means, especially in a period marked by thousands of difficulties, the world being forced by the pandemic to reinvent its own rules day after day. day.
“Pirlo has just started the first steps of what will undoubtedly turn out to be a brilliant coaching career. An adventure of transformation, seeking, and often succeeding, to bring its ideas and its experience of champion on the ground on the other side. “Of the fence.
“And since in football, what counts are the victories, let us remember them: in a few months, Juve de Pirlo won two trophies: the Italian Supercup and the Coppa Italia. And he, as a coach, has won brilliant victories in the most prestigious of fields, from San Siro to Camp Nou.
“For all this, for the courage, the dedication, the passion with which he demonstrated every day, our thanks go to the Maestro, the Coach and Andrea, it really comes from the heart. As well as our good luck for the future, it will surely be wonderful. “