Miralem Pjanic has hit out at Maurizio Sarri, saying the former Juventus coach didn’t trust his players and questioned their professionalism. Sarri lasted only one season in Turin and, while he won Juve a ninth consecutive Serie A title, he was sacked after being knocked out of the Champions League by Lyon. Pjanic eventually followed […]

Juventus have sacked Maurizio Sarri following their Champions League exit at the hands of Lyon. The Continassa hierarchy held a meeting following the Old Lady’s failure to progress to the quarter-finals of Europe’s premier club competition, with Sarri’s future at the club the only point on the agenda in the wake of the continental disappointment. […]

Maurizio Sarri believes Juventus are “physically and mentally tired” after falling to a surprise loss to Udinese on Thursday. Juventus had a chance to clinch the Scudetto on Thursday, with Sarri’s side knowing that a win would see them officially claim their ninth consecutive domestic triumph. After Matthijs de Ligt put Juve on track […]

Maurizio Sarri believes Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala can start against Genoa, but the Juventus coach is keen to avoid a “problem” going forward. Juventus’ busy run of fixtures continues against Genoa on Tuesday, before they host Torino four days later. Ronaldo has played every minute of their four games since the coronavirus-enforced break, while […]

Maurizio Sarri admits he does not know if Miralem Pjanic will remain at Juventus beyond the end of the season but is not overly concerned by reports over the midfielder’s future. Pjanic played 90 minutes as the Bianconeri overran 10-man Lecce 4-0 in Friday’s Serie A contest to open up a seven-point lead over […]

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will improve the more he plays after the coronavirus-enforced break, according to head coach Maurizio Sarri. Ronaldo converted a penalty as Serie A leaders Juve routed 10-man Lecce 4-0 in Turin on Friday – the defending champions opening a seven-point advantage over Scudetto challengers Lazio. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner took his […]

Maurizio Sarri believes Cristiano Ronaldo and his other Juventus stars are lacking sharpness after their Coppa Italia final loss to Napoli on Wednesday. Napoli recorded a 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over Juve after a goalless draw in the decider in Rome. In two games since returning to action following the coronavirus-enforced break, Juve have […]

Aurelio De Laurentiis has accused Maurizio Sarri of forcing him into a change of management at Napoli, saying that the head coach made him angry with his “tasteless excuse of money”. Sarri managed Napoli from 2015-18, enjoying a successful spell in charge of the Serie A club before heading to Chelsea. The coach had […]

Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri was pleased with “unlucky” Cristiano Ronaldo after the superstar missed a penalty against Milan in the Coppa Italia semi-final. Ronaldo rattled the post with a 16th-minute penalty as Juve drew 0-0 at home to 10-man Milan in the second leg en route to the Coppa […]