Juventus confirm manager Maurizio Sarri has been sacked
Italian giants Juventus have sacked Maurizio Sarri as manager after just one season.
Sarri guided Juventus to a ninth straight Serie A title but they were knocked out of the Champions League by Lyon at the last-16 stage.
Juve won 2-1 in Turin on Friday but the French side progressed on away goals.
Official | Maurizio Sarri relieved of his duties.https://t.co/39vYyBXaqo pic.twitter.com/k2dxnmkokT— JuventusFC (#Stron9er 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆) (@juventusfcen) August 8, 2020
Italian Sarri, 61, was appointed on a three-year contract last summer after one year at Premier League club Chelsea.
A club statement thanked Sarri for “having written a new page in Juventus’ history”, adding that it was “the culmination of a personal journey that led him to climb all the divisions of Italian football”.
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