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Igor Tudor joins coaching staff at Juventus

Igor Tudor joins coaching staff at Juventus (Photo credit: Mech867/Creative Commons license)

SPLIT, 21 August 2020 – Igor Tudor (42) is no longer the coach of Croatian club Hajduk Split after accepting a job at Juventus, Hajduk.hr confirmed on Friday. 

Tudor, who spent much of his playing career at Hajduk Split and Italian club Juventus, joins Andrea Pirlo at Juventus and will be one of his assistants. 

Last month, Pirlo was appointed head coach of Serie C club Juventus U23, the reserve side of his former club Juventus. Nine days later, following the dismissal of Maurizio Sarri, Pirlo was appointed head coach of the first team, signing a two-year contract.

Tudor was in charge of Hajduk Split, which was his second time managing the club, for 18 matches after taking over 8 months ago. It was his second time in charge after he managed the club from 2013 to 2015. 

The former Croatian international spent 8 years as a player at Juventus between 1998 and 2007. During his time at the club, he won two Serie A titles, two Italian Supercups, a Serie B title, and a UEFA Intertoto Cup, also reaching the final of the 2001–02 Coppa Italia and 2002–03 Champions League.

Tudor also spent time coaching at PAOK in Greece, Karabükspor and Galatasaray in Turkey and at Udinese in Italy. 

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