Massimiliano Allegri to leave Juventus at end of season

Juventus have confirmed that Massimiliano Allegri will leave the club at the end of the season.

A statement posted on the club website on Friday morning said. “Massimiliano Allegri will not be on the Juventus bench for the 2019-2020 season. The coach and the president, Andrea Agnelli, will meet the media together at tomorrow’s press conference. Saturday 18 May, at 2pm in the press conference hall of Allianz Stadium.”

Allegri, 51, departs after five years in the club. He won the league championship in each of those five seasons. Also completing four league and cup doubles during that time.

No reason has been given for Allegri’s departure but reports in Italy have claimed this week that he has clashed with Juve’s sporting director Fabio Paratici and vice-chairman Pavel Nedved.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has already been linked with replacing Allegri, while Juve chairman Andrea Agnelli reportedly wants Lazio boss Simone Inzaghi to take charge.

Juve also reached the Champions League final on two occasions under the former Milan boss, but finished runners-up both times.

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