Maurizio Sarri was sacked by Juventus after being eliminated from the Champions League

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri was sacked following the club’s Champions League elimination, it was announced on Saturday.

The Serie A side were eliminated from the French club in 16 rounds despite a 2–1 win on Friday night, but the rest of the goals were lost to the rule as the tie ended 2–2 overall.

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A statement from Juventus stated: “Juventus Football Club announced that Maurizio Sarri had been relieved of his post as first-team coach.

“The club would like to thank the coach for writing a new page in the history of Juventus with a ninth-consecutive championship victory, the culmination of a personal journey that inspired him to climb all divisions of Italian football.”

Despite winning the ninth consecutive Serie A title last month, Sarri’s team has not managed to convince critics during its first season in charge. His failure in last season’s quarter-final performance in the Champions League was also the final straw for the 61-year-old.

Sarri left Juventus with a record of 34 wins in 51 competitive matches, eight draws and nine defeats. His tally of 83 points in this Serie A was his lowest run of nine seasons. Juventus also defeated Lezio in the Italian Superpike and Napoli in the Copa Italia final.

I would not have been devastated if Saron said after the Juventus defeat, “If I didn’t qualify, I would be happy with the performance.”

“I really expected less from us, I think we played a great game. We fell behind a penalty kick that could cost us our head and when we were 2-1 ahead we had three chances. Were.”

Meanwhile, Juventus chief Andrea Agnelli adamante Cristiano Ronaldo will remain at the club for the first time since 2010 despite being ruled out of the Champions League in the Round of 16.

A report in France claimed that Ronaldo wanted to go to Paris Saint-Germain. Sources have told ESPN, however, that the Liz 1 side is prioritizing contract renewals of key players Qian Mbappe and Neymar.

“I’m absolutely confident that she will stay,” Agnelli said. “I think the report was down to an interview several months ago that was just published before we played against a French team, it’s an old media trick. No, I can assure you That Ronaldo remains a pillar of Juventus. ”