Arsenal alerted as Juventus boss claims he’ll ‘certainly’ work abroad in future

Juventus boss Max Allegri has put Arsenal, amongst other notable suitors, on red alert after claiming that he would ‘certainly’ consider taking over at a club outside of Italy and the Serie A once his current managerial contract at the Bianconeri comes to a close.

There have been calls for Arsene Wenger, who has imperiously manned the helm at the Gunners for over two decades, to step down from his position at the north-Londoners for some time now, and given Arsenal’s shortcomings domestically this term in particular, the club’s hierarchy are supposedly already earmarking suitable replacements for the esteemed French tactician and Allegri is said to be a top candidate.

Although as Allegri is a proven commander and leader in the technical area, Arsenal are not alone in their pursuit for his studied services, as it’s emerged that fellow Premier League rivals Chelsea are also tailing the 50-year-old’s strategic expertise, with Antonio Conte’s head allegedly being close to the guillotine at Stamford Bridge.

Speaking to the Telegraph, Allegri revealed: “Certainly I will go abroad.” And the flames were fanned further when he proceeded to definitively state: “In Italy, finished.”

After defeating Tottenham Hotspur 4-3 on aggregate, Juve were drawn against European superpower Real Madrid in the quarter-final of the Champions League and will play the first-leg of the titanic encounter on Tuesday evening, a tie which is a repeat of last season’s final in Cardiff.

Spurs, in the round-of-16, were undone by the Old Lady at Wembley and Allegri, who holds great respect for Mauricio Pochettino’s men, insists that toppling the Lilywhites was all down to his contingent staying ‘focused’ and picking the correct opportunities to put them to the sword.

“Tottenham are certainly a great side and a great club,” he admitted.

“But I knew that during the match there was a period of maybe 15 or 20 minutes where they will concede goals. That’s why I told my players to stay very focused, very targeted, because we had to exploit that. And that’s what they did.

“I had a clear idea in my mind what we had to do considering we had no strikers on the bench, just full-backs.”

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