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Serie A: Tolgay Arslan’s stoppage-time strike helps Udinese hold Lazio to thrilling, high-scoring draw
Lazio thought they had won a memorable encounter at the Stadio Olimpico when Arslan curled home a superb first-time strike from Fernando Forestieri's free-kick
Jose Mourinho is the biggest name to arrive on a Serie A bench this summer but the once Special One's shock move to Roma is one of 12 managerial changes in Italy's top flight in a chaotic summer.
A dramatic summer for the champions reached its lowest ebb last week when star striker Romelu Lukaku was sold to Chelsea, a transfer that enraged not just supporters but reportedly also CEO Giuseppe Marotta and new coach Simone Inzaghi.
Ronaldo's future had been in doubt after a difficult campaign during which Juventus lost their Serie A crown after nine years, exited the Champions League in the last 16 and only sealed fourth place and elite European football on the final day.
Serie A: Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri says city rival Jose Mourinho’s glittery managerial past ‘doesn’t count for anything’
Mourinho will coach Roma while Sarri takes charge of city rivals Lazio, both housed in the same stadium in the Italian capital.
Serie A: After cryptic cigarette tweets, Lazio confirm ex-Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri as new manager
Before posting the confirmation, Lazio had earlier sent out a tweet showing a hand holding a lit cigarette, track suit tops and a simple drawing of a bank.
Allegri led Juve to four consecutive league and cup doubles with Italian Cup triumphs in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. They finished below champions Inter Milan, AC Milan and Atalanta this season.
Pirlo's predecessors Maurizio Sarri and Massimiliano Allegri both paid the price for the club's failure to win Europe's top football competition.
Ronaldo achieved some landmarks last term becoming the first player to score 10 or more Champions League goals for three different clubs.
Serie A: Paulo Dybala stays, Gonzalo Higuain out as Andrea Pirlo vows to bring joy back to tired Juventus
On his appointment, Pirlo said: "I think I'm in the right place at the right time. I want to bring back to Juventus some of that enthusiasm that has been lacking recently."
Champions League: Andrea Pirlo named Juventus coach after club sacks Maurizio Sarri following Round of 16 exit
Ten days ago, Pirlo had been appointed coach of Juventus’ under-23 team, which plays in Serie C. But he had not coached a game yet.
Despite leading Juve to a ninth straight Scudetto, his first as a coach, Sarri paid for the club's failure on the European stage.
It will be no exaggeration to say that Cristiano Ronaldo had more of an impact on Juventus’ record-extending ninth straight Serie A title than anyone else.
Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo shines again as Juventus clinch ninth straight title with win over Sampdoria
It was Juventus’ first title under coach Maurizio Sarri, who brought in a completely new system.
Juventus remained six points clear of second-place Atalanta and can secure the title with a win over Sampdoria on Sunday.
Serie A: Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri plays down speculation of his exit, wants to honour his contract
Sarri has struggled to impose his own style of football, having to build a team around 35-year-old forward Cristiano Ronaldo
In their last three matches Juventus have scored seven goals, conceded nine and taken two points. They have twice squandered two-goal leads in the process.
It was Juventus' third straight match without a win after a 4-2 loss against AC Milan — after going 2-0 up — and a 2-2 draw against Atalanta.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri said he was surprised how much the problem had been bothering Cristiano Ronaldo.
Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo sparkles in Gianluigi Buffon's record-breaking appearance as Juventus beat Torino
The win left Juventus with 75 points from 30 games, seven ahead of second-placed Lazio who suffered a 0-3 defeat to AC Milan