Juventus Women appoints former Arsenal boss Montemurro as manager

Montemurro will take charge at Juve on July 1 after from leading Arsenal to a third-placed finish in the 2020-21 Women's Super League (WSL) season.

Montemurro steered Arsenal to the WSL title in 2019 - its first in seven years - and also guided them to Continental Cup success in 2018 during his tenure.   -  GETTY IMAGES

Juventus Women has named former Arsenal manager Joe Montemurro as its new head coach, the Serie A club announced on Tuesday.

Montemurro confirmed his departure from Arsenal in March and left the club in May after leading it to a third-placed finish in the 2020-21 Women's Super League (WSL) season.

The 51-year-old Australian joined the north London side from Melbourne City in November 2017. He steered Arsenal to the WSL title in 2019 - its first in seven years - and also guided them to Continental Cup success in 2018 during his tenure.

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Montemurro will take charge of the Italian side from July 1.

Juventus, founded in 2017, won all 22 of its games in Serie A this season and retained the league title, but it was eliminated from the Champions League by Olympique Lyonnais in the round of 32.

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