Juventus have reappointed former boss Massimiliano Allegri just hours after sacking Andrea Pirlo, the BBC reports.

Former Italian international Pirlo, 42, was a surprise choice when he took over from Maurizio Sarri last summer.

Juventus ended fourth in Serie A under their former player to miss out on the title for the first time since 2012.

Allegri was in charge of Juventus from 2014-19, winning five successive league titles and reaching the Champions League final twice.


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