Juventus have officially announced the departure of head coach Andrea Pirlo after one season in charge with Massimiliano Allegri returning to replace him.
in 2014, leading the club to four straight league and cup doubles before a fifth successive Serie A win in his final season in charge in 2019.
He has returned to Juventus for a second stint in charge and has reportedly signed a four-year deal with the Bianconeri, which will keep him at Turin until 2025.
“Massimiliano Allegri is the Juventus coach again,”
Juventus wrote in a statement
“Allegri finds a bench he knows very well, a club that he loves and that loves him, to start a new journey together today, towards new targets.
“Those achieved in his first adventure with Juventus are engraved in the history of the club: five Scudetti, four consecutive doubles with the Coppa Italia, two Supercoppa Italiana, two Champions League finals in three seasons, epic feats in Italy and in Europe.
“And then we are ready to restart with Allegri, to build our future together, with his enormous professionalism, his moral strength, with the brilliant ideas of a coach capable of clearing the cards, on and off the pitch.
“With his smile, a sort of ‘signature’. With his way of understanding football and life: simplicity, desire to play down, commitment to enjoy every beautiful moment that living at Juventus can and will give.”