Zinedine Zidane Set To Replace Andrea Pirlo At Juventus

After Real Madrid's Champions League exit this week, rumors are circulating that Zinedine Zidane will call time on his tenure at Real Madrid.

According to Italian sports daily ‘Tuttosport', a return to the Northern Italian city could be on the cards for Zizou who played for Juve from 1996-2001.

The Turin-based daily claim that the French coach is being seriously considered as a replacement for Andrea Pirlo who is set to depart the manager's position come by the end of the season.

Juve president Andrea Agnelli attempted to lure Zidane back in 2019 and Tuttosport maintain that the executive will attempt to secure Zizou's services during the summer.

Zidane's current contract with Real Madrid runs through to summer 2022 but the Frenchman does have an exit clause in his deal.

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A move to Italy would also see Zidane potentially taking a drop from his current 12 million euro per season salary with Juve set to offer a basic pay packet of 7.5 million with bonuses based on objectives as an additional possible lines of income.

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