German football legend JurgenKlinsmann has explained the struggles at Juventus under Maximiliano Allegri this season. JurgenKlinsmann was asked to explain theinconsistent form shown by the Old Lady especially in the Italian Serie A while he was on popular American media outlet ESPN earlier this month.
JurgenKlinsmann said that Juventus won a lot of matches onthe domestic front via the counterattack style. According to the former Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Munichstriker, the Old Lady have relied oncounterattacks in the course of their history. Klinsmann also talked about Juventus legend Andrea Pirlo who was sacked as manager of the Italian Serie A club after one season. He said that the Juventus management didn’t give their former midfielder time in the process of trying to implement a more progressive style at the club. Under Pirlo, Juventus won both the Italian Super Cup and the Coppa Italia titles, but they were unable to defend their league title as they managed to finish in fourth spot and qualify for Champions League football ahead of Napoli. Senior Juventus officials made the decision to sackPirlo and appoint Allegri for his second managerial spell at the club. (more…)