JUVENTUS have drawn-up a three-man shortlist to change Andrea Pirlo this summertime, according to reports in Italy.
The famous midfielder, 41, is set to be axed in the coming months following a challenging season.
Juventus as soon as again crashed out of the Champions League desperately early, losing to Porto in the last-16, as their 25-year European drought continues.
On top of that, the Turin giants deal with the possibility of NOT winning the Serie A title for the very first time in a years.
Juventus have actually won the last NINE league crowns, but presently sit fourth – 13 points adrift of Inter Milan with simply five video games to go.
And now Juventus chiefs are thinking about a shake-up this summertime with three managers on their shortlist to replace Pirlo, according to Tuttosport.
Above all else, the club could go running back to 53-year-old Massimiliano Allegri.
The Italian helped Juventus win 5 straight Serie A titles before leaving at the end fo the 2018-19 season, when he was changed by Maurizio Sarri.
Sarri was sacked in August 2020 after crashing out of last season’s Champions League.
In addition to Pirlo, Sarri is technically under agreement at the Allianz Arena up until completion of the 2021-22 season.
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But Allegri isn’t a shoo-in to replace Pirlo, with another previous Juventus star on the shortlist.
Zinedine Zidane, 48, notoriously bet the Turin giants during his playing days – winning the Serie A title twice, while reaching two Champions League finals.
Since retiring though, he’s excelled as manager of Real Madrid throughout two stints.
Zidane has actually won 2 LaLiga crowns as Los Blancos boss – however most importantly has actually earned 3 Champions League titles, with Juventus desperate to get their hands on the iconic prize.
Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso – who took charge in 2019 following nearly 2 years as Air Conditioner Milan supervisor – is believed to be the 3rd male on Juve’s shortlist.
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