Five years since he left for to join New York City FC, Andrea Pirlo is set to return to Juventus as part of the coaching team.

The former Bianconeri midfielder has been undergoing the requisite training to obtain his coaching licence having retired from football in 2017.

La Stampa report that while it’s not official, an agreement is in place for Pirlo to return to Juve, possibly as part of the first team coaching staff, or possibly as head coach of the Juve U23 team.

Pirlo undertook an ‘internship’ at Juve’s Continassa training ground a year ago and stated earlier in the year that he would personally follow coach Maurizio Sarri’s training techniques. Continue reading

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