Juventus Set to Take Drastic Decision Over Manager Andrea Pirlo Following Poor Serie A Season

Juventus Set to Take Drastic Decision Over Manager Andrea Pirlo Following Poor Serie A Season

- Andrea Pirlo will see off this season with Juventus despite their poor form in the Serie A

- The Old Lady were thrashed by AC Milan and they now drop out of the Champions League spot

- Reports from Italy suggest that the manager will remain at the club until the end of this season

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Italian Serie A side Juventus are set to make huge decision over future of their manager Andrea Pirlo after the club suffered a relatively poor season.

The Old Lady were condemned to a 3-0 defeat at the Allianz Stadium by AC Milan as their race to finish in the Champions League position suffers a major setback.

A goal each from Brahim Diaz, Ante Rebic, and Fikayo Tomori handed the visitors their first win over the Old Lady in Turin since March 2011.

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The defeat has now seen Juve drop to the fifth position on the table with 69 points from 35 points while they face Sassuolo, Inter Milan, and Bologna in their remaining fixture.

The result leaves them in the Europa League spot and this is generating concerns at the club that manager Andrea Pirlo might be asked to leave.

However, latest information from Italy suggests that the tactician will remain at the club until, at least, the end of this season.

Since their surprise 1-0 loss to Atalanta, the gaffer must be starting to sense the sharks circling

Now, many in Turin would probably have anticipated a slight dip in the team's performances in yet another transitional year under a new coach, and for once, winning the scudetto would have been a bonus rather than a requirement.

Juventus Set to Take Drastic Decision Over Manager Andrea Pirlo Following Poor Serie a Season
Andrea Pirlo to remain at Juve until the end of the season. Photo: Mattia Ozbot
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Meanwhile, Antonio Conte has guided Inter Milan to their first Serie A title in 11 years after beating FC Crotone 2-0 earlier last weekend.

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The Nerazzurri were confirmed champions on Sunday, May 2 following Atalanta's 1-1 draw against Sassuolo at Stadio Mapei - Citta del Tricolore.

This now means that the Old Lady have missed out on winning their 10th straight Italian League title having won the last nine editions.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen found the back of the net twice as Napoli defeated Spezia 4-1 away from home to improve their chances of a top-four finish.

The 22-year-old has now scored 10 goals for the Italian side this season, but it was a fight to finish at the Stadio Alberto Picco stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Napoli knew victory will take them above Juventus and AC Milan into second position and they made their intentions clear right from the first blast of the whistle.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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