2006/07 season, Juventus were relegated to Serie B, after been sanstions. Following these punishment, Juventus played outside the top flight for the first time in their history. In July 2006, former player Didier Deschamps was announced as the new manager following the resignation of Fabio Capello. Juventus excellence progress to win Serie B
Claudio Ranieri was appointed the new manager following the resignation of Didier. With the club back in Serie A, 2007/08 season, Juventus finished third that season to qualify for next season's Champions League.