Post subject: Hands Off Max Allegri, Juventus Director Warns Chelsea FC
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|Juventus seem to have issued a warning to Premier League champions Chelsea FC to keep away from Massimiliano Allegri, as the Blues go looking for a new manager to take over from next season.
Chelsea named Dutchman Guus Hiddink as their interim manager till the end of the season, after sacking fan favourite Jose Mourinho last year. The Blues have had a horrible campaign, that has seen them fighting to keep themselves away from the relegation zone.
Things seem to have stabilised at the club since Hiddink took over, and they are looking to win more matches, as the season heads into its business end. While Chelsea FC have been linked to a number of managers, Allegri, who has been doing a great job at Juventus is one of the names that has been most strongly linked to the club. However, Bianconeri director Beppe Marotta has issued an ultimatum to the West London club.
“We have a great rapport with Allegri,” Marotta was quoted as saying by the Daily Mirror. “Now the crucial moment of the season is coming up, so we should focus on that.
“In any case, contracts are not as important as the rapport between people. With Allegri the conditions are all there to continue,” he further said. “The team is doing well and improving a great deal.”