Juventus have appointed their former World Cup-winning midfielder Andrea Pirlo as coach of the Below-23 aspect, the Serie A champions mentioned.
Pirlo, broadly considered one of many best midfielders of his technology, spent a decade at AC Milan earlier than making the change to Juventus, the place he received 4 league titles and an Italian Cup throughout a four-year spell.
He left Juventus in 2015 and ended his enjoying profession with Main League Soccer membership New York Metropolis.
“In the present day marks the beginning of a brand new journey for Andrea Pirlo and Juventus, who return to work collectively 5 years later. Andrea is … the brand new coach of the Below-23 workforce,” Juventus mentioned in a press release on Thursday.
“A brand new problem awaits now, for a return that may solely make Juventus followers joyful. Welcome again, Coach Pirlo!”
Pirlo received 116 caps for Italy and helped them to World Cup success in 2006.