Juventus emotionally welcomes Massimiliano Allegri
Juventus welcomes Andrea Pirlo’s replacement Massimiliano Allegri back to the Turin as Italy the managerial merry-go-round continues.
The Turin-based club re-opens their hearts to welcome Allegri as they eye to bounce back to silverware winning side next season. The former coach guided Juventus to two Champions League finals and five Serie A crowns in his five-year first sting.
The club emotionally says in a statement that they are in for a new journey.
“Allegri finds a bench that he knows very well, a club that he loves and that loves him back. As today a new journey begins together, towards new goals,” Juventus statement reads.
“What he achieved in his first adventure at Juventus are engraved in the club’s history: five Scudetti, to the four-consecutive doubles, coupled with the Coppa Italia, and to the two Super Cups. Reaching two Champions League finals in just three seasons, in what were epic feats both in Italy and in Europe.
“We said goodbye two years ago with the message, “History Alone”,” the club reflected.
The statement added, “The message on the back of the shirt given to Massimiliano Allegri by President Andrea Agnelli. With an embrace and a shirt on which in just two words encapsulated Allegri’s experience at Juve. And now we are ready to begin again with Allegri, to build our future together.”
He continued, “With his enormous professionalism, his moral strength, with the brilliant ideas of a coach capable of shuffling the cards, both on and off the pitch.”
“With his smile, a sort of “signature”. With his way of understanding football and life with simplicity, with his desire to play things down and with the commitment to enjoy every beautiful moment that being at Juventus can give and will give,” the club concluded.