Andrea Pirlo believes Champions League qualification will not be the decisive factor in whether Juventus decide to keep him on as coach for next season.
To clinch a top-four finish, the Turin club must win its final game in Bologna on Sunday and hope AC Milan or Napoli drop points in its games against Atalanta and Hellas Verona.
Failure to reach European football’s top club competition would be an enormous disappointment for Juve, winners of nine consecutive league titles before this season, and the situation has resulted in speculation that Pirlo will be replaced.
“I do not think the club will decide based on what happens tomorrow. I think they have an idea of what has been done over the season, what went well and badly,” Pirlo told a news conference on Saturday.
“They do not take decisions based on the last match or on one result. It is up to them to decide a we will see what…