Connect with us


Allegri, Consistency, and Juventus Youth Squad




Allegri in Training Session

Allegri is a double-down bet. We knew him, we had affection for him, and we miss him. President Agnelli was opting for a long-term contract as the best term between the two. Marking a long-term commitment between Juventus and Max.

A much less volatile investment too, if I may add.

However, what have we learned from our last season’s test? What Allegri’s predecessors have left for the club? A golden apple or a team in crisis?


Key Takeaways:

  • Pirlo was reassuring at first, but inconsistent as the season went
  • We need to avoid unnecessary draw and loss
  • Juventus has to use its youth: not an option

Allegri: A Less Volatile Option

Last season was something else. There was too much up and down from the first until the end: It was almost like life itself. Our absurd taking for the silver lining for every draws and loss has also split the fans into two.

They say we should perceive the match results—leave it to a win or a lose—with our mind: not with our eyes. Since then, they say everything that happened to us is a lesson. “To be better for our next fixture“, “Pirlo needs time“, “Chiesa needs to start on the right“, etc.

Even Gennaro Cantaldo told me that Carbonara’s starchy sauces are from egg yolk, not milk or cream. I only agree with this.

Almost everything was implicitly a debate. Personally, however, I didn’t get along with these silver linings. I took +3 over any D with any lesson, left alone the L. So probably does Allegri.

A Fan’s Confession

I have to be crystal clear with you—I was one of the tifosi who highly praised the board’s choice. For the election of Andrea Pirlo as Sarri’s predecessor, I thought—I thought, Andrea is the perfect replacement. A new name will grant the team the necessary flexibility after Sarri’s rigid and strict approach.

Pirlo’s salary demand was probably the idea behind the consideration of appointing him. His salary definitely didn’t take a chunk in the bank. Plus, he is a well-known figure under our Bandiera.

Left alone his relationship with Chiellini and Buffon in the locker room. Everything was definitely a social capital and privilege that he has had.

The season started with a home game against Sampdoria. It was a debut for Kulusevski and McKennie. Curva twitter was ecstatic after Kulusevski’s goal. With him placed his shot, leaving Audero helpless.


It was a clean sheet without any real retaliation from Sampdoria. Total domination. Hence, curva twitter was loud, praising Pirlo. Many said he brought back the grinta of the team. The willingness from everybody to seek victory.

This is the part where I was right—where we were right. However, there is another part that I was wrong—where we were wrong. Long story short, we part our ways with Andrea after one very absurd season.

Read more: Agnelli Answers to Sarri, “Winning is not for everyone”

From my personal standpoint, draw after draw that we were getting as our final result against a lower table team has accumulatively made everything turned complex.


We had 9 draws last season. Two of them were against Crotone and Benevento who are later got relegated. Juventus also lost an important three points for an unnecessary loss against Inzaghi’s Benevento, 1-0. The Old Lady could’ve rested easily at 2nd and be a real contender against Inter.

But I don’t want to be a Mister Shoulda-Woulda.

We understand the lesson: we need something less volatile, something more consistent. Experiments are needed, but experiences are also obligatory. Allegri is the first name, and nobody came along to sub-par him for now.

No Option: Use our Youth Squad

Juventus’ correspondent, Romeo Agresti, has confirmed it: Juventus have not much money left.


This complicates everything after the inevitable Demiral’s departure for Atalanta. Presumably, a deal or two can still go through. Obviously, to inject fresh investment money for the transfer fund. This may lead to Allegri’s management getting another fresh name. Surely, after the signing of the youngster Kaio Jorge. 

However, the gap still lies right in front of our eyes: it’s not enough. Apart from the arrival of Locatelli or not, we still have areas to work for.

The suggestion is simple: we should perceive our youth as an alternative. It’s a direct idea, but it may get interesting especially with Allegri.

Not Necessarily The Project Mbappe

There are a few young talents that have quite impressed us, and perhaps Allegri, from the last friendly match against Cesena. Names like Ranocchia, Fagioli, Soulé, and Pellegrini have stood out. Until big transfer offers arrive, these names are our tangible assets.


They do not necessarily have the same technical or mental level compared to the proven players out there in the market. This case, however, is the perfect situation for players with great influence and mentoring capability to jump in.

The expectations are not making these young names into another project Mbappe, rather, filling the missing block from the squad.


With patience, hard work, and unquestionable talent that they obviously already possess, it’s only a matter of time. These circumstances, however, are a collective work—not leaving anyone behind, yet not making anybody indispensable.

Read more: The Future is Bright



SEO Writer & Digital Media Strategist | Space, International Affairs, and Juventus | 日本学科 UI 2013 - HI UI 2018



Mercato3 days ago

Khephren Thuram to Juventus

Khephren Thuram was rumoured to come to Juventus before last season, however his signing wasn’t completed because of his high...

Juventus face tough competition for Gudmundsson. (Photo: Gettyimages) Juventus face tough competition for Gudmundsson. (Photo: Gettyimages)
Mercato5 days ago

Juventus strategic offer for Gudmundsson as they face tough competition

Icelandic forward Albert Gudmundsson is in hot demand! A bidding war is heating up between Napoli, Inter, Juventus, and Tottenham...

Mercato5 days ago

Juventus set to sign Michele Di Gregorio

Juventus has set their sights on Michele Di Gregorio, the current goalkeeper for Monza, as their future custodian, according to...

Mercato5 days ago

Bologna chief addresses Thiago Motta and Zirkzee future amid Juventus links

Bologna’s historic qualification for the Champions League casts a shadow of uncertainty over the future of coach Thiago Motta. Thiago...

Mercato6 days ago

Juventus transfer plans revealed after Champions League boost

Preperations are underway at Juventus for a busy transfer window this summer. Juventus are wasting no time in planning for...

Mercato6 days ago

Italian journalist weighs in on Allegri and Motta’s Juventus futures

Juventus are set to have a new coach ahead of the next Serie A season. The fate of Massimiliano Allegri...

Mercato7 days ago

Juventus in pole position to sign Riccardo Calafiori

Juventus has reportedly made significant progress in their pursuit of promising centre-back Riccardo Calafiori, placing them in a strong position...

Mercato7 days ago

Juventus closing in on double swoop from Bologna

Riccardo Calafiori and Thiago Motta are both close to sealing Juventus moves. New rumours have come out about both of them...

Mercato1 week ago

Juventus prioritises Federico Chiesa contract renewal

Juventus are prioritising securing Federico Chiesa’s long-term commitment and bolstering their midfield in the upcoming transfer window. The news of...

Mercato1 week ago

Juventus set to meet Koopmeiners agent in coming days

Juventus are stepping up their efforts to sign Dutch midfielder Teun Koopmeiners, who is reportedly eager to leave Atalanta at...

Mercato1 week ago

Explained: Juventus strategy to bolster defence line

Strengthening the backline is one of Juventus’ main priorities this summer. Juventus come into the summer transfer market after failing...

Mercato1 week ago

Juventus targetting Man City’s Yan Couto

The Brazilian right-back has earned a surprise call-up for the upcoming Copa America tournament. Brazil national team coach Dorival Junior...

Mercato1 week ago

Juventus stance revealed on Kostic, Kean and Milik amid exit links

Juventus are looking to complete a major squad overhaul this summer. Juventus are set to overhaul their squad this summer, with Filip...

Mercato1 week ago

Juventus join Barcelona in race for Martin Zubimendi

Zubimendi has emerged as one of the most exciting midfielders in the market this summer. Barcelona and Juventus are reportedly...

Mercato1 week ago

Juventus eyes former striker as an alternative to Zirkzee

Álvaro Morata remains a target for Juventus as a potential alternative for young striker Joshua Zirkzee in the summer transfer...

Juventus Youth1 week ago

Juventus eyeing €100m revenue from Next Gen sales

Juventus are looking to make a significant profit from selling the likes of Matias Soulé and Dean Huijsen. Juventus could...

Mercato1 week ago

Juventus plot summer squad overhaul: Targets revealed for every position

Juventus are preparing for a squad overhaul that could change the face of their team for the next season. As...

Mercato1 week ago

Miretti and Djalo on loan as well as Giuntoli busy signing?

Rumours have come out that both Fabio Miretti and Tiago Djalo will leave Juventus on loan. Dusan Vlahovic has been...

Mercato2 weeks ago

Transfer rumours: Yildiz extension, Vlahovic exit, Rabiot replacment and more on Giuntoli’s mind

Find out the latest transfer updates for Juventus. Juventus have had another busy day in the transfer market. Yildiz is...

Mercato2 weeks ago

Calafiroi, Zirkzee and much more on Giuntoli’s wishlist

Rumours have been swirling around today crazily on the Juventus transfer window. There are more rumours around the signings of...

Mercato2 weeks ago

Transfer expert reveals two reasons why Giuntoli wants Mason Greenwood

Cristiano Giuntoli, the Juventus sporting director, has set his sights on a new target for the club for upcoming transfer...

Mercato2 weeks ago

Juventus closing in on two key signings

Juventus is making significant strides in the transfer market with the imminent signings of Riccardo Calafiori and Michele Di Gregorio,...

Mercato2 weeks ago

Juventus still monitoring Milan prodigy contract situation

Juventus are keeping a keen eye on the young talents that emerge in the market since Cristiano Giuntoli arrival. In...

Mercato2 weeks ago

Charly Alcaraz shares a message amid his uncertain future at Juventus

In a crucial month where present and future are at stake, the fate of Carlos Alcaraz at Juventus hangs in...

Mercato1 month ago

Danilo’s future at Juventus hinges on Allegri’s fate

Danilo’s future at Juventus is closely tied to the fate of the club’s manager, Massimiliano Allegri whose future remains uncertain....

Mercato1 month ago

Gasperini throws a dig at Juventus amid Koopmeiners interest

In a recent statement, Gian Piero Gasperini, the manager of Atalanta, addressed the transfer rumors surrounding Teun Koopmeiners, a midfielder...

Mercato1 month ago

Giuntoli ambitions at Juventus for the upcoming transfer window

Juventus faces the risk of a disappointing next season if it doesn’t undergo a significant overhaul across all aspects of...

Analysis1 month ago

Juventus reportedly interested in Jorginho: Transfer analysis

Jorginho is one of the names that has swirled around Juventus in recent transfer rumors, fueled by his agent’s comments...

Mercato1 month ago

Juventus in talks to sign Albert Gudmundsson

Genoa and Juventus have a long history of player exchanges, and it seems that this trend is set to continue...

Mercato1 month ago

Exploring potential replacements for Milik and Moise Kean at Juventus

Juventus is currently exploring various avenues to bolster their squad ahead of the upcoming transfer window. The names of Joshua...