Juventus Make Italian football History
Juventus have become the first Italian club to have a second team admitted to the professional league pyramid.
The Old Lady’s Under-23s will begin life in Serie C – Italy’s third tier – and will be able to compete as high as Serie B, with promotion to the top flight an impossibility.
Having met the Italian Football Federation’s (FIGC) requisite requirements, Juve’s admittance was confirmed on Friday.
Former Fiorentina midfielder Mauro Zironelli is set to take charge of the Under-23s and their season will begin on August 25.
Cavese and Imolese have also been admitted to Serie C, as FIGC announced in a statement.