Juventus hold ‘preliminary talks’ with Antonio Conte in case Massimilano Allegri leaves in the summer


Juventus hold ‘preliminary talks’ with Antonio Conte in case Massimilano Allegri leaves in the summer

Juventus have reportedly held talks with Antonio Conte in case they part company with Massimilano Allegri at the end of the season.

Conte has been out of work since he was sacked by Chelsea at the end of last season.

Antonio Conte has been out of work since he was sacked by Chelsea

The 49-year-old has confirmed that he will return to football next season at a club with ‘a project that convinces me’.

He has been linked to Inter Milan, AC Milan and Roma in recent months.

Sky Sports News are reporting that Juve have held preliminary talks with Conte to ‘sound out his availability’.

Massimiliano Allegri has been in charge of Juventus since 2014

Allegri is currently in charge of the Serie A giants and has led them to four successive league and cup doubles.

He has also seen his side beaten in two Champions League finals.

Following their quarter-final exit to Ajax on Tuesday, there has been speculation over his future.

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Allegri has been linked with a move away in the past and was one of the favourites to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal last summer.

Conte knows Juventus well and won six Serie A titles and a Champions League as a player.