Juventus sack Allegri for his conduct in Italian Cup final

Juventus dItalian Massimiliano Allegri was sacked for his behavior in the final this Friday Italian cup This Wednesday's (0-1) win over Atalanta, in which he was ejected and threatened the director of an Italian newspaper.

“Juventus announces the release of Massimiliano Allegri as coach of the men's first team,” the club said.

“The dismissal was due to certain behavior during and after the Coppa Italia final, which the club considered incompatible with the values ​​of Juventus and the behavior that those who represent it should follow,” Juve explained.

His dismissal ends his second phase at the club: “The period of cooperation that began in 2014, resumed in 2021 and ended after the last 3 seasons with the final of the Italian Cup,” recalled the 'Vecchia Signora'.

Allegri was kicked out of the cup final in extra-time after several protests, sparking an overreaction.

He bravely took off his jacket and tie, faced the fourth referee and headed for the locker room tunnel, referring to Gianluca Roche, Italy's head of referees, and asking, “Where's Roche?” He shouted. Live through television microphones.

During the celebrations on the pitch, he rejected the congratulations of the club's sporting director Giuntoli and insisted he leave in a much-discussed hand gesture in Italy, further unleashing rumors of a rift between the coach. And the club.

Also, as the director of 'Tutosport' newspaper revealed this Thursday, the coach threatened him after the match.

“City Director! Write the truth in your newspaper, not what the club tells you!” said the journalist.

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“After the first call to be calm and explain to me what the truth is that he is hiding according to his bosses, Allegri pulled me, pushed me and shouted with his finger under his nose: 'I know where to find you. I know where to wait for you is his editorial.

It remains to be seen who will be in charge of the Serie A side in these remaining 2 days, with 'Juve' facing Monza and Italian-Brazilian Thiago Motta's Bologna. coach in Turin next season.

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