Andrea Pirlo


Harry Kane: How Tottenham striker has drawn comparisons to Diego Maradona, Francesco Totti and Andrea Pirlo

In the last week, Harry Kane has been compared to Diego Maradona, Francesco Totti and Andrea Pirlo in what is a glowing recognition of his evolving role at Tottenham. Kane has four assists in his last six league games as he becomes Spurs' chief playmaker under Antonio Conte, displaying a vision and a passing range that is rivalled only by Kevin De Bruyne, according to Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher.
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Marcelo Bielsa exclusive interview: Facing Antonio Conte for first time and comparing Kalvin Phillips to Andrea Pirlo

Marcelo Bielsa and Antonio Conte have never faced each other as managers but Sunday's encounter between Leeds United and Tottenham will not be the first time they have met. This week, photographs emerged from a 2015 coaching seminar given by Bielsa at an Italian Football Federation awards ceremony in Florence. As he holds court in front of a large audience, Conte, in charge of Italy at the time, sits rapt in the front row.

Kalvin Phillips reveals Andrea Pirlo message a day before Euro 2020 final

England midfielder Kalvin Phillips has revealed he received a good luck message from AC Milan, Juventus and Italy legend Andrea Pirlo a day before the Euro 2020 final. Phillips was an integral part of Gareth Southgate's side during the tournament, blossoming alongside West Ham captain Declan Rice in a formidable midfield duo.

Barcelona eye Andrea Pirlo, Marcelo Gallardo as Ronald Koeman replacements - sources

Barcelona continue to seek alternatives to replace Ronald Koeman, with former Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo and River Plate manager Marcelo Gallardo the latest names added to the list of candidates, several sources have told ESPN. While former Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez and Belgium coach Roberto Martinez remain on the list,...

AC Milan: Is Sandro Tonali the new Andrea Pirlo?

Sandro Tonali has been called 'the new Pirlo' ever since the start of his fledgling career - with the nickname first mentioned before he had even played a minute of senior football. So when AC Milan's 21-year-old midfielder lines up at Anfield on Wednesday for his Champions League debut, he...

Andrea Pirlo cheekily dismisses comparison with England midfielder

Andrea Pirlo will always remain a thorn in England’s sides. Pirlo is responsible for one of the most iconic moments in international football history – his Panenka penalty against Joe Hart in the quarter-final of Euro 2012 – and scored this goal after dominating England for the entire game. Andrea...

Departing Juve manager Andrea Pirlo in talks to take over next job

Everton are in talks with manager Andrea Pirlo about their vacant managerial position. The Italian endured a difficult opening season as a coach, having taken over from Maurizio Sarri at Juventus last summer, but left Turin with his head held high. Pirlo led his team to win both the Supercoppa...

Andrea Pirlo emerges as shock contender for Everton job

This whole managerial merry-go-round thing is getting a bit silly now, isn't it?. It seems like half of the clubs in Europe have parted company with their managers this summer. Real Madrid, Juventus and Inter have already replaced theirs, while Tottenham, Everton, Wolves and Celtic - to name a few - are currently on the lookout for new bosses.

Massimiliano Allegri returns to Juventus after Andrea Pirlo sacked

Massimiliano Allegri has returned to Juventus, taking over as manager just hours after Andrea Pirlo left the position. Allegri won five straight Serie A titles with Juventus and also reached two Champions League finals from 2014-19. He was fired by the club two years ago. "Massimiliano Allegri is the Juventus...

Andrea Pirlo sacked as Juventus manager

Juventus have announced that Andrea Pirlo has been sacked as manager. A statement on the club's website read: "Thank you, Andrea. "These are the first words that all of us need to say at the end of this special experience together. "A few months ago, Andrea Pirlo, an icon of...
Sporting News

Massimiliano Allegri back as Juventus manager after Andrea Pirlo departure

Just hours after announcing the departure of Andrea Pirlo as manager, Juventus confirmed his replacement. Massimiliano Allegri will make his return to the Turin-based club that he led to five straight Serie A titles and two Champions League finals in his previous stint. Reports in Italy indicate that Allegri has...
Bleacher Report

Andrea Pirlo Fired by Juventus After 1 Season: Allegri Rejoins Club

Juventus announced Friday manager Andrea Pirlo has been sacked after one season leading the Serie A club. "For all this, for the courage, the dedication, the passion with which he demonstrated every day, our heartfelt thanks go out to Andrea, as well as our good luck for the future that will surely be a wonderful one," the team wrote in a statement.
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Massimiliano Allegri: Juventus reappoint former manager after sacking Andrea Pirlo

Juventus have reappointed Massimiliano Allegri after sacking Andrea Pirlo on Friday. Allegri, who won five successive Serie A titles in his first spell in Turin, had been in talks to replace Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid. However, after a bitterly disappointing season, Juventus decided to sack Pirlo as well as...