Juventus legend Andrea Pirlo ” in Belgium job after Roberto Martinez exit and ‘appointment needed by February’ with Thierry Henry additionally linked

Juventus legend Andrea Pirlo has reportedly set his sights on turning into the following Belgium supervisor.

The 43-year-old former Juve midfielder and head coach at present holds the function as boss of Turkish Tremendous Lig outfit Fatih Karagumruk, however is claimed to be eager to attempt his hand at worldwide administration.

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Andrea Pirlo is eager on the Belgium job

Henry and Pirlo had plenty of battles on the pitch during their playing careers, and now they're set to battling it out for the Belgium job

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Henry and Pirlo had loads of battles on the pitch throughout their enjoying careers, and now they’re set to battling it out for the Belgium job

The Belgium submit has lately arrived on the job market following the departure of Roberto Martinez after a dismal World Cup in Qatar final month, with the previous Everton and Wigan boss since being appointed the brand new Portugal supervisor.

In accordance with Dutch outlet HLN, Pirlo has thrown his identify into the hat and has excessive hopes to interchange the Spaniard within the Belgian dugout.

However he may be dealing with a troublesome battle up in opposition to Arsenal icon Thierry Henry, who labored as Martinez’s No. 2 with the Crimson Devils and has been tipped as one of many favorites to interchange him.

Belgium additionally need to appoint a supervisor by February and have set out their standards which incorporates being a serial winner, worldwide expertise and a tactical professional.

That might rule out each coaches, with neither up to now exhibiting a profitable profession as managers up to now.

Pirlo was sacked after only one season as Juventus boss following a disastrous marketing campaign the place the Previous Woman completed fourth in Serie A – ending 9 consecutive years of successful the Scudetto.

Thierry Henry is one of the favorites to succeed Roberto Martinez

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Thierry Henry is among the favorites to succeed Roberto Martinez


Henry’s teaching profession has arguably been worse, along with his quick stint in cost at Monaco coming to an finish in January 2019 after managing simply 4 wins out of 20 video games in cost.

Nevertheless, the report goes on to state that key gamers corresponding to Romelu Lukaku and Toby Alderweireld have backed the Premier League nice to take the reins.

In the meantime, Martinez has already discovered new work after touchdown the Portugal job following the departure of Fernando Santos.

The Selecao had a disappointing World Cup after crashing out to Morocco within the quarter-finals whereas there was discontent among the many ranks, notably from Cristiano Ronaldo who reacted angrily to being subbed off in opposition to South Korea and was subsequently dropped from the following two matches.

Martinez has agreed a deal with Portugal until 2026

Martinez has agreed a cope with Portugal till 2026

Nevertheless, Martinez hardly impressed in Qatar, both, as Belgium have been knocked out on the group stage in one of many shocks of the match.

Portugal’s eventual conquerors, Morocco, topped the group whereas Croatia landed the runners-up place as Belgium and Canada have been despatched house early.

Upon affirmation of his function in Portugal, Martinez mentioned: “I’m very excited to be right here. I’m very comfortable to symbolize one of many nationwide groups with the very best expertise on this planet.”

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