Man United Allegri: Juventus boss dismisses idea of replacing Louis van Gaal

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Juventus manager Massimo Allegri is coming off a sensational first season in Italy where he won the Serie A title, Coppa Italia and brought his team to the Champions League final. Yet despite the strong interest in his services from Manchester United, Allegri appears fine where he is.

According to TeamTalk, Allegri is giving no time to rumors that he is going to be asked to take over the reins at Old Trafford once Louis van Gaal leaves. In an interview he stated that he is under contract and is focused on Juventus.

“I have a contract running until 2017,” Allegri said. “I’m happy here and I’m focused on Juventus’ objectives.

“They are much more important than these rumours which come from elsewhere. In a month the transfer window will be open, so that’ll please you and you’ll be able to move on!

“It’ll be a difficult match at Lazio and our mission there will be to move up another place in the table.”

As of writing, Juventus are only fifth on the table behind Napoli, Inter Milan, Fiorentina and Roma. The loss of superstars Carlos Tevez, Andrea Pirlo and Arturo Vidal have clearly had some kind of impact as the club have scored 20 goals on the season – tied for fourth most in Serie A.

Allegri took over the manager job in July 2014 after Antonio Conte resigned to coach Italy. Juventus went on to dominate Serie A, scoring 87 points and winning the title by 17 points.

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