Updated: Sep 8, 2020
Inter's Conte welcomed the news of Pirlo taking over at Juve.
Andrea Pirlo expressed his delight at being named Juventus head coach.
Andrea Pirlo expressed his delight at being named Juventus head coach on Saturday.
Serie A champions Juve sacked coach Maurizio Sarri the day after they were knocked out of the Champions League by Ligue 1 side Lyon in the last 16 on Friday and replaced him with World Cup winner Pirlo.
And, the Juve club legend said on social media on Sunday: "I'm deeply pleased and honoured to receive such respect and trust from Juventus.
"Ready for this amazing opportunity!"
Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte - Pirlo's former coach at Juve, and the Italian national team - said: "I'm certainly very happy for Andrea.
"Besides what he gave me at a football level, we are talking about an exceptional person.
"What I think if there are players who I previously coached and are now coaching is that it means that I'm getting old!"