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Sport Juventus fires coach Sarri after Champions League exit

16:20  08 august  2020
16:20  08 august  2020 Source:   ap.org

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  Juventus has put its best player up for sale to accommodate an aging Cristiano Ronaldo. That's a pretty stupid idea. Dybala was Juve's star man under Maurizio Sarri last term, however after Sarri was sacked, Ronaldo will again take center stage at Dybala's expense.Paolo Dybala, 26, was named the Serie A Player of the Year following his performances for Juventus last season, which saw him contribute an impressive 11 goals and 11 assists in 33 top flight games to help The Old Lady lift its ninth straight Scudetto.

Juventus have sacked head coach Maurizio Sarri a day after being knocked out of the Champions League in the last-16 stage to Lyon, according to Sky in Italy. The former Chelsea and Napoli boss only took charge of Juventus in June last year, signing a three-year contract at the time, and led the side

Maurizio Sarri ’s position as Juventus head coach is under scrutiny after they were eliminated from the Champions League on Friday.

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus fired coach Maurizio Sarri on Saturday after his first season in charge ended with the team's Champions League exit.

FILE - In this  Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 filer, Juventus' head coach Maurizio Sarri smokes during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice but could not prevent Juventus from going out of the Champions League despite a 2-1 victory over Lyon in its rearranged second-leg match Friday. The French team progressed to the quarterfinals on away goals after a 2-2 draw on aggregate. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File) © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 filer, Juventus' head coach Maurizio Sarri smokes during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice but could not prevent Juventus from going out of the Champions League despite a 2-1 victory over Lyon in its rearranged second-leg match Friday. The French team progressed to the quarterfinals on away goals after a 2-2 draw on aggregate. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

Despite winning the Italian title, Sarri paid the price for the round of 16 loss to Lyon.

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Juventus have axed Maurizio Sarri , reports tier-1 source Fabrizio Romano. The decision is most likely driven by the Friday's fiasco in the Champions League . They are looking for a new manager now, with ex-Spurs head coach Mauricio Pocchetino said to be considered as a replacement.

Even Ronaldo’s brilliance couldn’t save the Italian from being relieved of his duties after an underwhelming campaign. Juventus have fired manager Maurizio Sarri from his duties as manager after being knocked out of the Champions League by Olympique Lyonnais.

“The club would like to thank the coach for having written a new page in Juventus’ history with the victory of the ninth-consecutive championship, the culmination of a personal journey that led him to climb all the divisions of Italian football," Juventus said.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 filer, Juventus' head coach Maurizio Sarri takes his seat on the bench prior to the Champions League Group D soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Juventus at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice but could not prevent Juventus from going out of the Champions League despite a 2-1 victory over Lyon in its rearranged second-leg match Friday. The French team progressed to the quarterfinals on away goals after a 2-2 draw on aggregate. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File) © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 filer, Juventus' head coach Maurizio Sarri takes his seat on the bench prior to the Champions League Group D soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Juventus at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice but could not prevent Juventus from going out of the Champions League despite a 2-1 victory over Lyon in its rearranged second-leg match Friday. The French team progressed to the quarterfinals on away goals after a 2-2 draw on aggregate. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)

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