Massimo Allegri replaces Antonio Conte at Juventus

Italian club Juventus appoints the new coach Massimo Allegri within 24 hours of resignation of former Antonio Conte who got the fame for his unique style of defense with an unusual 3-5-2 formation. He has been one of the most decorated player and mentor for Italian club with so many significant feats into his name, He joined the Serie A side in 2011 on a four-year contract which was scheduled to be expired in 2015 but he decided to part his ways earlier. Under his regime, Juventus won three back to back domestic league titles comprehensively. Though, no apparent reason for his early resignation has been informed by the club, but rumors are that he was unhappy with the way bosses had been skeptical to invest more on new players – something that he wanted. Initially, two names were in the circulation to fill his shoes including Former AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri and Roberto Mancini, but Allegri has reportedly signed the deal with Italian side.

It was rather a setback for the team to lose their star performer; even president Andrea Agnelli expressed his grief losing their key mentor, he said via a site post, “I think about the three years we spent together, the three years in which we rewrote this club’s history: three Scudetti in a row, two Italian Super Cups, and perhaps more importantly a period of exponential growth.

“Yet in the face of sentiment and personal feelings even a president needs to take a step back. Barely two months have passed since our last major success and Juventus must continue on its path.”

Former Milan coach Allegri, who replaced him at Zebre, is also happy to join the Italian side; he shared his experience in a news conference at Turin where he said, “It’s an honour for me.

“It was a bolt from the blue when I got the call yesterday asking if I wanted to coach Juve. I’m delighted. I know how important it is to coach Juventus, a club with history and tradition. Now I’m here to try to contribute to this club continuing winning.”

Though, he understands there is a big risk in replacing someone like Conte, yet he is confident he can satisfy fans to the core with his promising start in the next domestic league. His first challenge would be to harmonize relations with Andrea Pirlo who left Milan three years ago for some differences with him. However, refusing any difference among them he added, “I’ve got a great relationship with Andrea. I’m lucky to be reunited with Andrea. I’ve never doubted his quality because, if I did, people would say I’m crazy.”

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