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Maurizio Sarri is safe in Juventus now, but must improve in the upcoming competitions to secure his job at the Serie A club.
The Italian coach is under pressure after Juventus’ 2 – 1 defeat to Verona at the weekend, that led the club lose their top spot in the league table to the rivals Inter Milan.
On Tuesday, reports in Italy suggested Sarri was kept at his job due to Cristiano Ronaldo’s brilliant form.
Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has reportedly backed the coach.
Tuttosport reports that Sarri and Agnelli have discussed what had been going wrong, when meeting for dinner. The 61-year-old will be given more time to improve the team game. However, the upcoming performances in Coppa Italia, Champions League and the League could be decisive for his future.
Juventus are going to face Brescia for the next Serie A game on Sunday. They will be looking for picking up three points in order to lead league table again.