UDINE– Through an official announcement on its website, theUdinese announced that the new coach will be Andrea Thin. The coach has signed a contract until 2023 with an option for another season. Below is the club press release.
“A circle that closes, past and present intertwine to continue the great history of Juventus.
Udinese Calcio is happy to hug Andrea again Thin. In fact, he is the new coach of the First Team: he has signed a contract that binds him to the club until 30 June 2023 with an option for the following season. For Andrea this is a great return to the Juventus family after having defended our colors with great satisfaction also as a footballer for four seasons with 115 appearances and 7 goals scored, including Serie A, Coppa Italia, UEFA Cup and Intertoto, contributing to great moments in our history such as the Intertoto victory and two qualifiers in Europe.
Even as a coach, Thin immediately continued to distinguish himself by making a long and successful journey in all categories of Italian football since the 2011/2012 season when, at his first experience among professionals, he leads the Syracuse to the victory of the Serie C championship, a goal that escapes only due to a penalty that sees the Sicilians slide to third place in the standings. In the following year, he moved to Gubbio, again in C, where he leads a serene championship ended in eighth place. In the 13/14 season he is driving the Wedgein the following one obtains a very satisfactory salvation with the PaganeseIn 2015 he returned to Syracuse and triumphs in the Serie D championship, bringing the team back to the professionals and conquering, the following year, a great sixth place with qualification for the playoffs. Thus comes the call of the Livorno for the 2017/2018 vintage and the season ends with another triumph for Thin which promptly brings the Tuscan team back to Serie B. In that summer he returns to Sicily this time on the bench of the Catania and becomes the protagonist of another excellent season ended in fourth place and with the playoff semifinal won. The time is ripe to deal with Serie B, he hires him, for the final of the 19/20 season, the Pescara and also in this case Thin accomplishes the feat of saving the team in the playout. The rest is recent history, he repeats a similar feat also in the 20/21 season when he is called to revive the fortunes of a Ascoli penultimate in the standings and leads him to direct salvation even one day in advance. In the championship that has just ended, under his guidance, the Marches have consecrated themselves as one of the teams that most impressed for the game and the results obtained, as confirmed by the qualification for the playoffs. Now for Andrea Thin it’s time to dive into the new Juventus adventure to re-embrace theUdinese and get back to getting great satisfaction on the bench too. The coach brings with him his collaborators Ignazio Cristian PrettyGianluca Cristaldi and Salvatore Kind“.
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