Allegri:”Not coaching outside of Italy? I had already signed an agreement with Real Madrid. Then next morning I called the president [Perez] and told him that I have chosen Juventus. He thanked me for my transparency. Did I have doubts? Zero. When Juve called me, I had none.” A
On Morata: “During the same evening that the club bought Vlahovic, I called Alvaro & told him Don’t move from here because now you become a much more important player.”
On Vlahovic: “He is young, he has little international experience but he has quality & wants to improve, Juve made an important purchase. He, Mbappé & Haaland are the strongest strikers in the world in circulation of their generation.”
Comparison with his first spell: “When I arrived to Juventus in 2014, everything was different. This year there are many young players, strong players with less experience.
“I found a group of guys very helpful as well as technically good. They immediately made themselves available with a great desire to enhance. Juve are rediscovering the sense of belonging.”
“We are starting from a clear basis, which is the DNA of Juventus, & which consists in returning to winning by knowing how to suffer.”