Andrea Pirlo on the verge at Juventus with subordinate boss ‘gambling with his job’ in crucial Napoli clash – after a draw with Torino, ailing giants let ailing giants cling to Champions League race
- Juventus’ draw with Torino left champions clinging in top four race
- The pressure on Andrea Pirlo increased after another disappointing performance
- Tuttosport has claimed that the rookie boss is now ‘betting with his job’ in Turin
- The same publication also shows that alarm bells are ringing at the Italian club
Andrea Pirlo has been shrouded in even more doom and gloom with reports in Italy claiming he is ‘gambling’ with his job as Juventus boss next week.
The rookie coach was a surprising addition after replacing Maurizio Sarri last summer, but his tenure at the helm of the Turin giants has resulted in them dropping out of the title race.
And now, after the draw with Torino also banned them to scrap to finish in the Champions League spots, Tuttosport has stated that the ‘alarm bells are ringing’.
Andrea Pirlo would ‘gamble with his job’ after Juventus stutter pulled against Bologna
Tuttosport has made a devastating evaluation of Pirlo’s job prospects after another poor showing
Cristiano Ronaldo hit allows to save a point for the champions, but another bad game has put the pressure on club legend Pirlo significantly.
Wednesday’s crunch clash with Napoli would have become even more important and could make or break his career prospects at Juventus.
With their upcoming opponents level with them and a place behind in fifth, a defeat would be costly and push the Old Lady out of the top four.
In the same report from Tuttosport, Juventus’ chase to ensure their name is in the hat for Europe’s premier club competition next season is described as’ complicated ‘.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late leveler, but Juventus continues to fight to save a spot in the top four
They were shockingly dumped by Porto in the last 16 stage this term.
With a degree of concern reportedly breaking out at Allianz Stadium, previous assurances that Pirlo will stay after this campaign may prove far enough.
Vice president Pavel Nedved insisted ‘100 percent’ that Pirlo would keep the lead before the international break.
“We started a new project with him, knowing we would face difficulties,” Nedvev told DAZN. ‘We wanted to do a little more, but we couldn’t.
Tuttosport has claimed alarm bells are ringing in Turin ahead of the next clash against Napoli
“We are calm, Pirlo has everything to become a great coach.”
However, the setback against Torino left Juventus a whopping 12 points away from first place and with all hopes of defense shattered their crown.
As a result, the club would consider an approach for Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane due to Pirlo’s precarious position.
According to ASZidane, who memorably drew attention to Juventus between 1996 and 2001, is the priority target of the Turin hierarchy.