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‘We’ll see about it’ Zidane leaves door open for Juventus move

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Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has refused to close the door on a return to Turin as pressure continues to mount on Andrea Pirlo.

Zinedine Zidane still holds a soft spot for Juventus and might consider a possible return as a manager in the future.

It comes after a poor season for the Bianconeri, with ‘rookie’ manager Andrea Pirlo at the helm of affairs. Juventus are likely to miss out on the Scudetto for the first time in a decade, with Inter opening up an eight-point gap at the moment.

Another disappointing Champions League exit for Juventus means their season would most likely end up as ‘disappointing’ upon close evaluation. All of these have led to rumors that Pirlo might even get sacked if he loses his next two games against Napoli and Genoa.

Zidane played for Juventus between 1996 and 2001 and has been named as one of the likely candidates to come in should Pirlo get the sack.

The Frenchman has now hinted that he would be open to the opportunity after his latest game in charge of Real Madrid.

Following Real Madrid’s 3-1 victory against Liverpool in the Champions League, Zidane was asked by Sky Italia whether coaching in Italy appeals to him.

He responded: “Italy is always in my heart, Juve has always been important to me.”

“I don’t know. For now I’m here. Let’s see.”