Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici spoke on Wednesday about the uncomfortable situation of his coach Andrea Pirlo. If he does not want to add pressure to the technician, the manager does not close any door for the rest.
Juventus are back to the wall. Now relegated to twelve lengths of Inter Milan in Serie A, the Turin team finds itself forced to fight for the Top 4 in the league, and the qualifying places in the Champions League. Chance of the calendar, she faces this Wednesday evening Naples – tied for 4th with her – in a late match of the third day.
Before this shock, the sporting director Fabio Paratici spoke at the microphone of Sky Italia. In particular to discuss the situation of his trainer Andrea Pirlo, under fire from critics.
“We know how to question ourselves”
“We feel pressure every day,” said the manager. “Even when we win titles, you feel the pressure. So when things don’t go as hoped… But Andrea knows that, he played at that level. for years. As a player he has always taken responsibility. There is no problem with that. “
Still, the results are currently very, very insufficient. What to change everything if Juve does not get its ticket for the C1 at the end of the season? “We prefer to think in a positive way, and therefore to the fact of finishing in the Top 4, evacuated Paratici. These are only hypotheses. (…) After, we know how to question ourselves, even when we win we We are capable of self-criticism. And this season is no exception. We have to improve, as always. We will see that at the end of the season, we will discuss it with the coach. “
One way of saying that Pirlo could leave after a short year? To make way for Massimiliano Allegri, whose name comes up more and more? “Currently, we only think about working and giving the best of ourselves, says the sporting director. There is no reflection beyond the next matches. The rest will be settled in due course.”