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Manchester City chief rubbishes Pep Guardiola to Juventus rumours

Manchester City board member Alberto Galassi dismisses speculation linking Pep Guardiola with a switch to Juventus. Manchester City board member Alberto Galassi has described rumours linking Pep Guardiola with a switch to Juventus as “ridiculous”. Guardiola has just guided City to the domestic treble, but it has been claimed that Juventus are close to announcing the Spaniard as the replacement for Massimilinao Allegri. However, Galassi has moved to dismiss the speculation, while also reiterating that Guardiola wishes to remain at the Etihad Stadium. Galassi told Sky in Italy: “He wants to stay at Manchester City. Besides, a club like Juventus would not have allowed such a news to come out like this. Man City could not have been left out without knowing and being advised. ...

Report: Chelsea will not stop Maurizio Sarri joining Juventus

A report claims that Chelsea will not hold Maurizio Sarri against his will if Juventus make a formal approach for him this summer. Juventus will reportedly be given a clear run at appointing Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea do not intend to stand in the Italian champions’ way if an approach is made. The Bianconeri are on the lookout for a new head coach as Massimiliano Allegri confirmed last week that he is to step aside this summer, bringing an end to his trophy-laden five-year spell in Turin. Despite his first-season struggles at Stamford Bridge, having failed to truly win over supporters, Sarri has emerged as a rumoured leading contender to take charge of Juve. According to The Telegraph, Chelsea will not hold the 60-year-old against his will if he was to express a desire to succeed Alle...

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘wants Jose Mourinho as new Juventus boss’

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly keen for Juventus to appoint Jose Mourinho as the club’s new manager. Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly called on Juventus to appoint Jose Mourinho as the club’s new manager. Juventus announced on Friday that Massimiliano Allegri would step down from his position after five seasons in charge, and it has resulted in speculation regarding the Italian’s replacement. Antonio Conte has been linked with a return to Turin, while Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is said to have held talks with the Serie A giants. However, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, Ronaldo wants Juventus to make an approach for former Manchester United and Real Madrid manager Mourinho. The report suggests that Ronaldo is keen to be reunited with his compatriot and ...

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘does not want Antonio Conte as Juventus boss’

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly indicates to Juventus that he does not want Antonio Conte to replace Massimiliano Allegri as the club’s new manager. Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly against Juventus appointing Antonio Conte as the replacement for outgoing boss Massimiliano Allegri. Juventus announced last week that Allegri was ending his five-season spell in charge, and the Italian’s departure has led to speculation regarding a potential Turin return for Conte. However, according to La Repubblica, Ronaldo gave a ‘negative gesture’ when asked about the possibility of Juventus handing their former midfielder a second spell in charge. The report suggests that Ronaldo has concerns over Conte’s style of play and training methods, factors which allegedly contributed to ...

Mauricio Pochettino ‘has been in talks with Juventus for weeks’

Mauricio Pochettino has already been in talks with Juventus over replacing Massimiliano Allegri, according to a report. Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly been in talks with Juventus for the past few weeks over the vacant manager’s job. The 47-year-old has been strongly linked with the top job at the Allianz Stadium, which has become available following Massimiliano Allegri‘s announcement last week that he is to step down. Tuttomercatoweb claims that Pochettino and Juve have been locked in discussions for the best part of a month, and the Argentinian coach may ask chairman Daniel Levy for a move away. Pochettino stunned his bosses last week by admitting that he would consider quitting the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium if his side win the Champions League. Spu...

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp ‘rejects Juventus approach’

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp turns the chance to replace Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus, according to a report. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reportedly turned down the chance to replace Massimiliano Allegri as head coach of Juventus at the end of the 2018-19 campaign. Juve will be on the lookout for a new boss this summer with Allegri preparing to depart after five successful years with the Italian champions. According to Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri, who posted a tweet on Sunday night, Juve ‘contacted Klopp’ to discuss a potential move to Turin but the German turned down the approach. Klopp led Borussia Dortmund to two Bundesliga titles before taking charge of Liverpool in 2015. The 51-year-old is yet to land any major silverware during his time at Anfield, al...

Juventus team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Sampdoria

Sports Mole rounds up Juventus’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of this weekend’s Serie A clash with Sampdoria. Juventus will bring their 2018-19 Serie A campaign to a close away to Sampdoria this weekend. Juve have once again proved to be the best that Italian football have to offer, landing their eighth straight Serie A crown in comfortable fashion. That said, the Old Lady are without a win in their last four in the league, having drawn with Inter Milan, Torino and Atalanta BC, in addition to losing to Roma, since securing the title on April 20. This weekend will mark Massimiliano Allegri‘s final fixture in charge of the Turin giants as the experienced head coach prepares to depart. Juve have been far from their best in recent weeks but will want to give their ...

Result: Juventus held by Atalanta in Massimiliano Allegri’s home farewell

Serie A champions Juventus dropped points against Atalanta on a day when the home crowd bade a fond farewell to multiple title-winners Massimiliano Allegri and Andrea Barzagli. Josip Ilicic gave Champions League-chasing Atalanta a first-half lead but Mario Mandzukic, on as a substitute for Barzagli, equalised for a 1-1 draw with the help of an error by goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini. The point gained by Atalanta leaves them third in the table, ahead of Inter Milan on goal difference and AC Milan by a point going into the season’s final game. #JuveAtalanta 1-1#FullTime#GoAtalantaGo ⚫️🔵 pic.twitter.com/lfwlZYNm37 — Atalanta B.C. (@Atalanta_BC) May 19, 2019 Cristiano Ronaldo fired an early Juve chance over, while at the other end, Wojciech Szczesny denied Remo Freuler and the visitors had...

Juventus make approach for Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri?

Juventus reportedly make an approach for Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri, who may be allowed to leave Stamford Bridge this summer. Juventus have reportedly identified Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri as a potential replacement for Massimiliano Allegri. The Serie A champions announced on Friday that Allegri would be ending his successful spell in the dugout at the end of the campaign, and that has already resulted in speculation regarding his successor. Antonio Conte could be handed his second spell at a club he has represented as a player and manager, but SNAI claims that Juventus are interested in handing Sarri an opportunity to return to his homeland. Sarri has been frequently linked with another stint in Italy’s top flight, with it being said that Roma and AC Milan are also kee...

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola ‘is dream target for Juventus’

Juventus want Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola to succeed Massimiliano Allegri as their next head coach, according to a report. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is reportedly Juventus‘s undisputed top choice to replace outgoing head coach Massimiliano Allegri. Juve confirmed on Friday that Allegri, who has won a clean sweep of Serie A titles and four Coppas Italia during his five seasons at the Allianz Stadium, is to step aside in the summer. The Italian champions have already started their search for Allegri’s successor and, according to Tuttosport, there is one man they ‘dream’ of taking over from next season. Guardiola is seen as the coach who can maintain Juve’s domestic dominance and take them all the way in the Champions League, having regularly fall...

How Juventus could line up against Atalanta BC

Sports Mole looks at how Juventus could line up in Sunday’s Serie A clash with Atalanta BC. Juventus will be looking to return to winning ways in Serie A when they welcome top-four hopefuls Atalanta BC on the penultimate weekend of the 2018-19 campaign. Juve have not really needed to break a sweat in claiming their eighth straight Serie A title, but the champions have not won since April 20 and will enter the match off the back of a 2-0 loss at Roma. Atalanta, meanwhile, are enjoying a brilliant season of their own, currently occupying fourth spot in the table. Juve will enter this match fresh from the news that Massimiliano Allegri will not be in charge of the team next term. It will therefore be a special occasion at the Juventus Stadium for a number of reasons. Here, Sports Mole h...

Preview: Juventus vs. Atalanta BC – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Sunday’s Serie A clash between Juventus and Atalanta BC, including team news and predicted lineups. Champions Juventus will host top-four hopefuls Atalanta BC on the penultimate weekend of the 2018-19 Serie A season. The Old Lady have comfortably won their eighth straight Serie A crown and sit 13 points clear of second-placed Napoli ahead of this weekend’s set of fixtures. Atalanta, however, have plenty to play for in Turin as they currently occupy fourth position in the table. Juventus © Reuters Juve will enter this match fresh from the news that Massimiliano Allegri will not be in charge of the team next season. Indeed, the Italian giants revealed via their official website that the head coach would be departing, which has seemingly been on the cards for ...

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