Massimiliano Allegri's long-time mentor Giovanni Galeone has revealed that the Juventus manager had a number of opportunities to leave Turin in the summer, but chose to stay at the Allianz Stadium to take one last shot at winning the Champions League.
A 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano has left Allegri staring down the barrel of another failure to capture Europe's top prize, ahead of a crucial second leg in Turin next week.
Managing the same club for five years is exhausting. Juve knows it, Allegri knows it, the players feel it. No matter what they said in the media they all know it. Allegri's time at Juve is coming to an end at the end of the season.— hash (@hashim0307) February 25, 2019
Former Napoli and Udinese boss
"I already told him a few years ago to go to the Premier League," he said. "I don't think he can go anywhere else in Italy. Beyond how his adventure goes in the Champions League, I think his adventure at Juve is over.
Galeone also defended Allegri against criticism from former Milan and Italy coach Arrigo Sacchi following last week's defeat to Atleti, saying: "
Source : 90min