Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo has began a massive overhaul of his playing staff by informing nine players to leave the club or their contract will be terminated. The manager feels the players are too old and don’t have the legs or physical presence to match other European heavyweights like Liverpool, Bayern Munich, PSG, Lyon or Real Madrid.
Probably the reason why they’ve failed to win a Champions League trophy despite dominating Seria A since 2011. Juventus have won a record 9 consecutive Seria A title along with a host of domestic cup trophies but no European trophy to show for it.
Maurizio Sarri’s monumental collapse in the Champions League forced the club president to place faith on Andrea Pirlo having watched Zinedine Ziane win 11 trophies including 3 consecutive Champions League in just 3 years in charge.
Pirlo is hoping to follow similar suit and has now commenced massive reform by kicking out Blaise Matuidi who now plays for Inter Miami and terminating the contracts of both Gonzalo Higuain and Sami Khedira.
He has gone further to tell the likes of Frederico Bernardeschi, Douglas Costa, Alex Sandro, Daniele Rugani and Mattia De Sciglio to all find a new club this summer.