Former Juventus boss Pirlo in talks with Premier League club days after losing job

Former Juventus boss Pirlo in talks with Premier League club days after losing job

- Andrea Pirlo is has been linked to Everton after Carlo Ancelotti left the club after just two seasons

- The Goodison Park outfit are considering the Italian gaffer despite not winning the Serie A title with Juventus last season

- Claudio Ranieri, Rafa Benitez, Nuno Espirit Santo and Steven Gerrard are also being considered for the vacant managerial position

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Andrea Pirlo has been listed among the candidates tipped to become Everton's next manager after Carlo Ancelotti's departure to Real Madrid, The Sun.

The 42-year-old only managed to win the Coppa Italia with Juventus last season and finished in a disappointing fourth position.

The former Milan midfielder won 34 out of his 52 games in charge after taking over from Maurizio Sarri - a win rate of 65%.

Former Juventus boss Pirlo in talks with Premier League club days after losing job
Andrea Pirlo in talks with Premier League club Everton plays after losing job with Turin side. Photo by Juventus FC
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According to Italian news media outlet Calcio Mercato, the Juventus legend has been lined up for the a job at the Goodison Park dug out.

Pirlo is not the only Italian gaffer linked to Everton, former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is also a considerable choice for the Toffees.

Ranieri was sacked by the Foxes in 2017 after failing to replicate his Premier League winning feat with the King Power outfit.

Former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is in the running to take over from Ancelotti following his success with Molineux outfit.

However, Pirlo had a better win rate than the Portuguese gaffer who won 95 out of 199 games in charge of Wolves but guided to team to the Europa League quarter finals.

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard and Spanish boss Rafa Benitez have also emerged as possible successors at the Merseyside club.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Maurizio Sarri is reportedly in talks with Lazio shortly after former boss Simone Inzaghi left the club to join Inter Milan, Daily Mail.

The 62-year-old has been out of work for a year after being sacked as Juventus boss despite winning the Serie A title in 2091-20 season.

According to Italian news media outlet Calciomercato, the former Chelsea boss is being wooed by the Serie A club to become their new manager.

Lazio are also willing to keep their players ahead of next season in a bid to persuade the former Napoli boss to manage the affairs of the club.

Source: Legit

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