The Australian spent 4 years in control of the Gunners, delivering the membership’s first Ladies’s Tremendous League title in seven years
Joe Montemurro has been introduced as the brand new head coach of Juventus, after leaving Arsenal final month.
Now, he takes up a brand new problem in Italy as solely the second head coach of Juventus’ ladies’s crew, following Rita Guarino’s departure from the membership on the finish of the 2020-21 season.
What success did Montemurro have at Arsenal?
Montemurro, who accomplished his UEFA A Licence qualification on the headquarters of the Italian Soccer Federation, received three trophies in his native Australia earlier than his transfer to Arsenal, his Melbourne Metropolis crew named W-League Premiers on one event and W-League champions twice in three seasons.
The Gunners are probably the most profitable membership within the historical past of English ladies’s soccer, however had been usurped by the likes of Manchester Metropolis and Chelsea when he arrived in November 2017. He received the Continental Cup in his first season after which, in his first full season the 12 months after, delivered the membership’s first Ladies’s Tremendous League title in seven years.
This previous season was tougher for Arsenal, with an damage disaster particularly inflicting issues, but Montemurro steered the team to a top-three finish to secure UEFA Women’s Champions League football, having reached the quarter-finals of the competition last year.
What trophies did Juventus win within the 2020-21 season?
Juventus achieved the proper season in 2020-21, not dropping a single level in Serie A as they received their fourth successive title. This was the primary occasion of such an achievement on both the boys’s or ladies’s facet in Italy.
The membership additionally received the Italian Tremendous Cup in January, beating Fiorentina 2-0 within the closing because of a brace from Barbara Bonansea.
Within the Champions League, the membership crashed out within the spherical of 32 for the third successive season, however they did so with loads of dignity, giving the seven-time champions Lyon an extremely tough tie. Within the first leg, Juventus led twice, solely to lose 3-2 within the 88th minute. The second leg, in France, was way more snug for the reigning champions, who received 3-0.
What is going to Montemurro carry to Juventus?
One of many hallmarks of Montemurro’s sides is a lovely, possession-based fashion of play which is expansive and optimistic, typically utilizing inverted full-backs and giving his inventive gamers numerous freedom. He additionally has a historical past of creating younger expertise, with gamers equivalent to Beth Mead and Vivianne Miedema, one of the best players in the world at just 24 years old, notably thriving underneath his administration in England.
The Aussie has obtained criticism previously for his self-declared stubbornness on the subject of ways although, in addition to his need to work with smaller squads of gamers, one thing that may come again to bother his groups when accidents hit.
Nevertheless, in his closing season at Arsenal he did add extra depth to his crew, though the team’s mass injury list cancelled that out.