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Andrea Pirlo confirms he would stay at Juventus

Thu 20 May 2021 | 5:19

Following the victory of his side in the Coppa Italia Final against Atalanta, Juventus under fire manager Andrea Pirlo looked back on his season on the Bianconeri’s dugout and his future.

Federico Chiesa’

s second-half goal clinched a Coppa Italia triumph for

Juventus

and the second trophy for coach

Andrea Pirlo

with a 2-1 victory over

Atalanta

in the final on Wednesday.

Italy forward Chiesa fired home into the bottom corner in the 73rd minute after

Ruslan Malinovskyi

had canceled out

Dejan Kulusevski’

s first-half opener for Juve.

Despite winning two trophies in his debut season, Pirlo still feels the pressure as they are running for a Champions League spot.

“It was a wonderful game with two great teams who fought from start to finish. It was worthy of the Final and also for these wonderful fans, so we are happy we were able to give them a great night,”

Pirlo told RAI Sport

.

“We wanted to win, to bring home this trophy, despite it not being a positive season. We came back together, got it into our heads that this was an important objective. We beat great teams in the semi-final and Final, so Juventus deserved this trophy.”

Pirlo was asked if he would confirm himself as Juventus coach for next season.

“Of course I would confirm myself in this role. I’ve loved football since I was a child and will continue to love it. The club will decide, but I love coaching, I love this club, and we’ll see what is decided. I would like to continue.”


source: SportMob