Juventus Reject Rumours of Allegri Replacing Arsene Wenger

Juventus have rejected rumours that manager Massimiliano Allegri is in contact with Arsenal over the possibility of replacing Arsene Wenger in the summer.

The Italian has been identified as the potential replacement for Wenger, who will be leaving a major void at the club decides to end his tenure in the summer. Frenchman has been at Arsenal since 1996, but more importantly, he has shaped the club in his vision of clean and beautiful football. He was also a major factor in the construction of the 60,000 seater Emirates stadium, which has heralded the club into a new era.

Replacing the Frenchman will not be easy. Even though he has not confirmed about his departure from Arsenal, there is widespread concern growing amongst Arsenal fans that he may call it a day after more than two decades in charge of the club. Wenger’s contract comes to an end in the summer and there has been no progress over a new deal.

The Frenchman stalling on the contract has also led to players like Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez refusing to commit their futures to the club. Allegri has done an excellent job since taking over from Antonio Conte at Juventus. He has managed to lead the club to two league titles, while also reaching the Champions League final in 2015.

“Allegri has a contract with us and I reaffirm we have an excellent rapport which has brought us great success.We want to continue growing with him.Even without the fact there is a contract, there are no reasons to start creating problems. We are happy with him and he is happy with us,” said Juventus general director Beppe Marotta. Allegri is targeting a sixth consecutive league title for Juventus, a feat which has never been performed in the Italian Serie A until now.