Massimiliano Allegri (53 years old), who was coach of Milan between 2010 and 2014 and Juventus between 2014 and 2019, has been offered to Barça to sit on the Camp Nou bench in case Ronald Koeman does not end up fulfilling the second year of the contract that you have. The Italian coach is without a team after voluntarily leaving Juve two years ago.
Allegri has had different offers during this season, such as AS Roma and the Tottenham, but he has rejected them waiting for the call from Real Madrid and Florentino Pérez. However, in recent days there is speculation about the continuity of the French coach, so his desire to finish at the Santiago Bernabéu would be fading. Now that the bench Barça It can be put to shot, an intermediary has returned to offer him assuring that he would positively value a proposal from the Catalan club. Already when Barça was about to fire Ernesto Valverde in the summer of 2019 his name was being valued.
Allegri, in any case, does not have the total consensus in all the estates of the Barcelona entity. His signing is creating debate and it is not clear that he could be the replacement of Koeman if in the end it doesn’t follow. He likes his profile as a confident and authoritarian technician but would require a very long-term project, which at first does not fit into the president’s plans Laporta. Allegri would be ruled out for now, although as the market is and the club’s situation cannot be a definitive ‘no’.
After being a professional player in different Serie A teams like him Pescara or the Napoleonyes, Allegri coached Sassuolo (2007-08), Cagliari (2008-10), Milan (10-14) and Juventus (14-19), with a broad roster: six Serie A leagues (one with Milan and five with Juventus), four Coppas d’Italia (three with Juventus) and three Italian Super Cups (one with Milan and two with Juve