By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline
Published: 09:07 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 10:12 BST, 4 September 2020
Andrea Pirlo will ditch 'Sarriball' and has revealed that his Juventus stars have been receptive to his 'new methodology' in winning the ball high up the pitch, insisting that is the key to winning the Champions League.
Pirlo sensationally took over as Juventus boss last month following the sacking of Maurizio Sarri after the club's Champions League exit to Lyon, with the former coach's patient 'Sarriball' style of play uninspiring among players.
The 41-year-old Pirlo had been the club's Under-23 boss for just a week before receiving the call to take over as head coach of the senior squad, and he has provided an assessment of pre-season preparations so far.
Andrea Pirlo says that his Juventus side will look to press high up the pitch, ditching 'Sarriball'
The club legend took over as coach this summer ahead of a huge season for the Turin club
Pirlo revealed that the playing squad, which is made up of club stalwarts such as Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini - who both played with Pirlo for club and country - have been receptive to innovative training methods the new coach has brought to the club.
'The lads are eager to do well, they