Former AC Milan and Juventus Italian player Andrea Pirlo have been appointed manager of Turkish Super Lig club Fatih Karagumruk. The playmaker who managed Juventus has signed a one-year deal having been out of management since last summer. 43-year-old Andrea Pirlo was sacked by Juventus in May 2021 despite winning the Italian Cup and Super Cup.
Andrea Pirlo Appointed as Fatih Karagumruk Head Coach
He was dismissed after they finished fourth in Serie A to miss out on the title for the first time since 2012. Pirlo is a player who has played for Inter Milan, AC Milan, and Juventus and also made 116 appearances for Italy, including winning the 2006 World Cup.
The Turkish top club side Fatih Karagumruk was founded in 1926. The club is however yet to lift the Turkish title, they finished in the eighth last season. Pirlo will be hoping to help the team lift their first-ever Turkish title come next season.