Juventus sack former Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri

Juventus sack former Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri

Juventus have parted ways with Maurizio Sarri after the 61-year-old failed to qualify to the next UCL stage following aggregate loss to Lyon.

Maurizio Sarri has been shown the exit door at Allianz Stadium after failing to secure qualification in the UCL quarter finals.

The former Chelsea manager took over from Massimiliano Allegri after being sacked by the Blues. Handed a 3-year contract, Sarri didn’t meet expectations at Turin as he had lost two finals.

Under Sarri’s control, Juve lost 3-1 to Lazio at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh causing them to lose the 2019 Supercoppa Italiana.

Later on, 4-2 penalty shoot-out had Sarri denied of the Coppa Italia Trophy when he lost the finals to his former club, Napoli.

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Sarri despite all these managed to help the Old Lady secure a ninth straight Serie A title after thrashing Sampdoria 2-0, making him to become the oldest manager to win a Seria A trophy.

Juventus is yet to release an official statement on the sack but currently, Sarri’s assistant, Giovanni Martusciello has taken charge at the Allianz Stadium.

More to follow.

Source: Fabrizio Romano

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