Conor Clancy Date: 25th September 2020 at 11:17pm
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Gian Piero Gasperini believes that Juventus opted to appoint as coach this summer due to familiarity.

Pirlo had played for between 2011 and 2015 before leaving for City and now occupies the bench at the Allianz Stadium in what is his first coaching job.

“Pirlo was a great player,” Gasperini said on Friday ahead of Atalanta’s game with .

“But coaching is another job. He’s been chosen because he has some important characteristics.

“They preferred to rely on a person that they already know very well.”