Thiago Motta’s move to Juventus has become very likely.

“Motta will become Juventus’ new coach today,” European transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano wrote on social media on Wednesday, adding the phrase “Here we go,” a phrase used when a transfer is confirmed.

Born in 1982, the 41-year-old Motta is one of soccer’s “young masters” alongside Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso. After finishing his playing career at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in 2018, he took over the reins at his ‘home team’ Genoa after coaching the PSG U-19s. However, his inexperience showed and he was sacked after just two months due to poor results.

Motta took about six months off. Ahead of the 2021-22 season, he took charge of bottom of the league Spezia. He led the team to a 16th-place finish in the league that season, and went on an upward trajectory, earning his first Manager of the Month award in January. At the end of the season, he parted ways with the club, leaving after just one year.

His next stop was Serie A giants Bologna. Motta succeeded Sinisa Mikhailovic in the Bologna job and showed a clear tactical color in his debut season, leading 토토사이트 the club to a mid-table finish. The club finished the 2022-23 season in ninth place.

Motta is in his second year at Bologna. The team took Europe by storm from the start of the season and surprised everyone. In 2023-24, they finished third. Motta led the club to its first UCL appearance in 59 years, establishing himself as a rising young talent.

Motta is the ‘next big thing’ all over Europe. After this season, he ended his stay with Bologna. Bologna announced on their website that “Coach Motta informed the club this morning that he will not renew his contract with the club. The club accepts this decision and thanks 카지노사이트 추천 him for his outstanding work and wishes him the best of luck for the rest of his coaching career.” Multiple local media outlets have reported that Motta will succeed Massimiliano Allegri as Juventus head coach.

An official announcement is expected soon. “Motta, who is currently in Portugal, has signed a contract with Juventus until June 2027. An official statement from the club is expected in the coming days,” Romano reported.


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