Connect with us

Match Coverages

Every word from Allegri on Salernitana match, injury updates, Tiago Djalo and more

Max Statman



Massimiliano Allegri addressed the media on Saturday ahead of Juventus’ vital Serie A match against Salernitana, underlining the importance of securing a Champions League spot for the Bianconeri.

Securing a Top-Four Finish the Priority

Allegri emphasized the need to take things one game at a time, but acknowledged the bigger picture. “The most important game is always the next one,” he declared. “We can’t underestimate Salernitana. We need to play with attention and respect.”


However, he also recognized the significance of the upcoming matches, stating, “We’re getting closer [to Champions League qualification]. The important thing is to try to close out our first objective to prepare well for the Roma match, with Atalanta.”

Team Selection and Injury Concerns

Allegri revealed injury doubts for Federico Chiesa and Kenan Yildiz, who are battling a minor virus. “Chiesa and Yildiz are under the weather,” he confirmed. “I’ll evaluate their condition tomorrow morning.” He also confirmed the absences of defenders Mattia De Sciglio, Alex Sandro, and Danilo due to injury.

Attacking Options and Vlahovic’s Importance


Allegri dismissed concerns about Chiesa’s form, assuring that the winger is regaining his fitness. “Chiesa is growing because he’s finding better physical condition,” he explained. He also praised Dusan Vlahovic’s goalscoring record, adding, “Dusan has scored a lot of goals, the numbers are on his side. Tomorrow if he plays, he can make a difference in the game.”

Reflecting on the Season Later

Allegri acknowledged the challenges faced throughout the season, but opted to postpone a detailed analysis. “There’s regret? Everyone makes mistakes, I’m the first,” he admitted. “Let’s think about tomorrow’s game, then follow the Roma match with Atalanta. At the end of the season, as always, I’ll do an evaluation with the staff. It was an anomalous season because we didn’t play in the Champions League.”

Appreciative of Fan Support

Allegri expressed his gratitude for the continued backing of the Juventus faithful. “The fans? I’m happy, I appreciate it,” he said. “The important thing is that tomorrow, above all, they’re with the lads. Tomorrow is important for Juventus. Juventus must return to playing in the Champions League and it wasn’t a given.”

Focus on the Present, But Acknowledging Room for Improvement

While Allegri deflected questions about specific reasons behind Juventus’ inconsistent season, he did concede there’s room for improvement. “Explanations? There are many reasons, there are many combinations,” he said. “We could and should have done better.”


Juventus Ready to Respond to Challenges

Allegri downplayed concerns about fatigue due to the fixture schedule, stating, “Freshness? I’ve always preferred to play every three days, fatigue can be managed.” He also hinted at the possible inclusion of Tiago Djalò in the starting lineup, suggesting, “Djalò is feeling better. He could even play.”

Allegri on the Importance of Sharing Knowledge

Allegri spoke about the value of exchanging ideas with younger coaches. “Exchange of ideas? When these meetings are held, experiences are recounted,” he explained. “Some will do it, some do other things too. They like to know.”


Acknowledging Sacchi’s Influence

Allegri concluded by recognizing the influence of legendary coach Arrigo Sacchi. “Sacchi was an important man for football,” he said. “These are all words that leave the time they find. Sacchi must be thanked, he was an innovator, there was a need to change something.”

Juventus will face Salernitana on Sunday, knowing that a win would put them in a strong position to secure Champions League qualification. Allegri is demanding full focus from his team as they look to bounce back from a challenging season.


Max Statman is a reliable and trusted reporter known for his insightful coverage of Juventus and Italian football. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for delivering accurate news, Max has established himself as a go-to source for fans seeking the latest reliable updates on their favorite club as well as stats.



Mercato2 days ago

Douglas Luiz to Juventus – Here We Go

Douglas Luiz has been confirmed by Fabrizio Romano on X. He has revealed the fee and confirmed that both Samuel...

Mercato2 days ago

Juventus agree a deal to sign Douglas Luiz with medicals scheduled

Douglas Luiz’s transfer to Juventus is now just a matter of official confirmation. After some delays, the operation involving four...

Mercato2 days ago

Juventus closing in on a deal to sign Khéphren Thuram

Khéphren Thuram, son of former Juventus defender Lilian Thuram, is reportedly on the verge of joining the Bianconeri from Nice....

Mercato3 days ago

Juventus targets Teun Koopmeiners as a priority signing, Huijsen and Adeyemi could be involved

Juventus has identified Teun Koopmeiners as their top priority for midfield reinforcement this summer. The Bianconeri’s sporting director, Cristiano Giuntoli,...

Mercato3 days ago

Juventus eyes a swap deal involving Federico Chiesa and two Man United stars

Juventus could be involved in a sensational new transfer swap, featuring two European football stars: Federico Chiesa and either Mason...

Mercato3 days ago

Two new clubs bids interest in Weston McKennie

Recently, Weston McKennie declined a move to Aston Villa due to financial reasons. He was initially set to be part...

Mercato3 days ago

Alfredo Pedulla provides fresh updates on Di Lorenzo and Emil Holm

While Napoli coach Antonio Conte desires to retain Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Alfredo Pedulla reports that sources advise that the club...

Mercato3 days ago

Juventus eyes Khéphren Thuram to bolster midfield

Juventus is on the lookout to reinforce its midfield, targeting two potential signings: Douglas Luiz and Khéphren Thuram, according to...

Mercato3 days ago

Juventus captain Danilo shed light on his future at Juventus

Juventus defender Danilo has shut down all speculation surrounding his departure, pledging his full commitment to the club as they...

Mercato3 days ago

Juventus secure a significant percentage on Barrenechea’s future sale

Juventus and Aston Villa are finalizing a deal that benefits both clubs strategically and financially. Douglas Luiz is set to...

Mercato3 days ago

Douglas Luiz deal to Juventus: Everything you need to know

Juventus has finalized the signing of Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz from Aston Villa, marking their first major summer transfer under...

Mercato3 days ago

Douglas Luiz transfer to Juventus finalized after McKennie stalemate

The long-awaited Douglas Luiz transfer to Juventus is finally complete after overcoming a hurdle involving Weston McKennie. McKennie’s Demands Halt...

Mercato3 days ago

Fabrizio Romano: Juventus and Aston Villa close to finalizing Douglas Luiz transfer

Juventus and Aston Villa are reportedly nearing the completion of a deal that will bring Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz to...

Mercato3 days ago

Bologna eyes Juventus striker as Champions League reinforcement

Bologna is reportedly interested in signing striker Moise Kean from Juventus, despite his disappointing season at the Allianz Stadium last...

Mercato4 days ago

Why McKennie snubbed Aston Villa move?

The mega-deal that will bring Douglas Luiz to Juventus appears to be on the verge of completion. This is despite...

Mercato4 days ago

Medical exams set for two players joining Juventus

Juventus is moving fast to close a deal with Aston Villa that would bring Douglas Luiz and his partner Alisha...

Mercato4 days ago

Giuntoli next two priorities after Douglas Luiz deal revealed

The Douglas Luiz transfer to Juventus is almost done. An agreement is expected within days, maybe even hours. The deal...

Mercato4 days ago

Juventus considering buying Emil Holm but won’t stay at the club

Emil Holm’s loan spell at Atalanta is over, and he’ll return to Spezia. But his stay in Liguria might be...

Mercato4 days ago

Enzo Barrenenchea keen on Aston Villa move

With less than 10 days left until Aston Villa’s deadline of June 30th to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations,...

Mercato4 days ago

Juventus waiting on Rabiot decision but monitors alternatives

Adrien Rabiot’s future at Juventus remains undecided, according to Daniele Longo, a journalist for The French midfielder’s contract expires...

Mercato4 days ago

Romeo Agresti provides fresh updates on what’s happening at Juventus

Juventus’ summer transfer window continues to be a hive of activity, with developments on both incoming and outgoing fronts, according...

Mercato5 days ago

Juventus: The financial impact of the Douglas Luiz transfer

Juventus and Aston Villa are reportedly on the verge of completing a complex deal involving Douglas Luiz, Weston McKennie, Enzo...

Mercato5 days ago

Rabiot’s contract renewal situation at Juventus explained amid Real Madrid links

Adrien Rabiot’s future with Juventus remains in doubt, despite the start of the European Championship. The midfielder’s recent comments have...

Mercato5 days ago

Juventus set to part ways with Weston McKennie

Juventus and Weston McKennie appear headed for a split after the American midfielder’s demands stalled a potential transfer to Aston...

Exclusives5 days ago

Juventus set sights on Teun Koopmeiners after Douglas Luiz deal

Juventus are reportedly turning their attention to Atalanta midfielder Teun Koopmeiners after securing the transfer of Douglas Luiz from Aston...

Mercato5 days ago

Calafiori to Juventus has hit a roadblock

Juventus have been rumoured to sign Riccardo Calafiori from Bologna. However the club has hit a roadblock as Bologna do...

Mercato5 days ago

Juventus back on track for Douglas Luiz as Barrenechea saves the transfer

Juventus are closing in on the much-anticipated signing of Douglas Luiz after overcoming a hurdle involving Weston McKennie. The American...

Mercato5 days ago

Two Serie A clubs are keeping tabs on Juventus’s Matias Soulé

Argentine young forward Matias Soulé is attracting significant interest from multiple clubs, with Lazio now emerging as a potential suitor,...

Mercato5 days ago

Juventus explore strategic plan to complete Douglas Luiz transfer

Juventus’ plan for a mega-swap deal with Aston Villa involving Weston McKennie appears to be hitting a snag. Talks between...

Mercato6 days ago

Szczesny’s Juventus exit looms as Giuntoli’s strategy takes shape

The arrival of Michele Di Gregorio has sent shockwaves through the Juventus camp, casting doubt on Wojciech Szczesny’s future with...