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Juventus chief Paratici cools Pirlo coaching talk

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has rejected talk of hiring Andrea Pirlo as U23 coach.

It's been claimed Pirlo will return to Juve to take charge of the Serie C team.

But Paratici says: "If we look at the history of our youth academy, coaches like Marco Baroni and Fabio Grosso are in Serie A and B, not to mention Gian Piero Gasperini came through here too.

“The U23 team is challenging for promotion into Serie B, have already won a trophy with the Coppa Italia Serie C, so we should leave them to work and not comment on these rumours."

Fabio Pecchia is currently in charge of Juve U23.

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