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Saturday August 8 2020
Pochettino favourite for Juve, but Pirlo...

Mauricio Pochettino remains the favourite for the Juventus job after Maurizio Sarri’s sacking, with Simone Inzaghi, Zinedine Zidane and Andrea Pirlo other candidates.

Sarri was formally fired this afternoon, an inevitable reaction after the Champions League Round of 16 exit at the hands of Lyon.

The hunt is on for a replacement, especially as pre-season training will begin within a couple of weeks.

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Saturday August 8 2020
Reports: Juventus sack Sarri

Reports are growing that Maurizio Sarri’s time at Juventus is up, with a crisis meeting called, Mauricio Pochettino, Zinedine Zidane and Simone Inzaghi contacted.

Multiple sources now suggest the decision has been made and the coach informed, with a statement expected imminently.

Last night’s Champions League exit at the Round of 16 stage to Olympique Lyonnais proved the final straw for a campaign that has been consistently below expectations.

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Saturday August 8 2020
Report: Juventus contact Pochettino

Juventus have already contacted Mauricio Pochettino to ask if he’ll replace Maurizio Sarri in Turin, claim Sportitalia, after their Champions League exit.

Influential transfer expert Alfredo Pedullà claims the club is in full flow to find a new coach following the defeat on away goals to Lyon in the Round of 16.

It’s claimed Pochettino is not only the hot favourite, but an initial contact has already been made to see if he is up for the challenge.

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Saturday August 8 2020
Zidane, Pochettino or Inzaghi for Juve?

Following the Champions League exit, Juventus are reportedly looking at replacements for Maurizio Sarri, including Zinedine Zidane, Mauricio Pochettino and Simone Inzaghi.

The Bianconeri crashed out of Europe’s premier competition at the Round of 16 phase, unable to overturn the 1-0 first leg defeat to Olympique Lyonnais.

They won 2-1 in Turin on Friday night, but it was not enough to avoid elimination on away goals.

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Sunday August 2 2020
Inter: Conte out, Allegri or Pochettino in?

Reports are growing rapidly that Antonio Conte’s furious outburst has created an irreparable split at Inter, with Max Allegri or Mauricio Pochettino the alternative options.

Conte should’ve been celebrating the 2-0 victory away to Atalanta on Saturday evening, which secured second place on 82 points, equalling the 2009-10 tally under Jose Mourinho.

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Sunday August 2 2020
Pochettino seeking 'new horizons'

Mauricio Pochettino admits he would be interested in ‘a new challenge and new horizons’ outside the Premier League, as Juventus are still an option.

The former Tottenham Hotspur manager has long been linked with a move to Turin and is ready for his next step.

“The Premier League has commercial advantages, but the Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga are also powerful,” he told El Pais newspaper in Spain.

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Monday July 20 2020
Paratici: 'Sarri without doubt at Juventus'

Fabio Paratici assures Maurizio Sarri ‘without doubt will be the Juventus coach next season’ and Cristiano Ronaldo will remain too.

The Bianconeri host Lazio this evening. It kicks off at 20.45 UK time (19.45 GMT), click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

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Monday July 20 2020
Pochettino rumour refers to Juventus

According to Italian reports, Mauricio Pochettino turned down the Monaco job, as he ‘already promised himself to a top club,’ which could be Juventus.

Il Giornale sport reporter Luigi Gelpa claims the former Tottenham Hotspur boss was offered the role at Monaco.

He told the French side that he could not accept, as he ‘had already promised himself to a top club’ for next season.

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Friday July 17 2020
Pochettino option for Juventus or Inter

According to The Telegraph newspaper, Mauricio Pochettino is one of the candidates to take over at Juventus and Inter next season, as the title race hots up.

Antonio Conte’s Inter moved to within six points of leaders Juventus thanks to last night’s 4-0 win away to SPAL, putting the Scudetto back in contention.

Tuttosport warn Maurizio Sarri will be fired if he doesn’t win the Serie A title or lift the Champions League in his debut season.

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Sunday April 26 2020
Spalletti and Nainggolan for Newcastle?

Luciano Spalletti is the latest candidate for the Newcastle United job and it’s reported he could bring Radja Nainggolan with him to St James’ Park.

The Premier League club is in the midst of a takeover by a Saudi-backed consortium, replacing current owner Mike Ashley, and it’s believed the new investors will spend big from the start.

That includes bringing in a top coach, but while Max Allegri and Mauricio Pochettino have been mentioned so far, the latest option is Spalletti.

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