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Juventus boss Max Allegri, was already walking a tightrope after a defeat against rivals AC Milan. But after a shocking 2-0 loss against Israeli club Maccabi Haifa in the UEFA Champions League, the axe might be headed Allegri’s way sooner than later. With that said, we’ve taken a look at five potential replacements the Old Lady can go for if Allegri is made to walk away.
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Mauricio Pochettino Pochettino’s reputation may have suffered a hit after the debacle at PSG, but the Spaniard's contribution should not be questioned if provided with the right squad. Perhaps Juve could be the ideal team for Poch to hit the ground running again?
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Thomas Tuchel It is difficult to replicate what Tuchel did with Chelsea during his brief stint. While things may not have gone his way in the end, the German is still considered one of the hottest prospects in football management. Considering the conditions at Juventus, a no-nonsense coach is exactly what the team will need.
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Gian Piero Gasperini A rather ambitious shout-out, Gian Piero Gasperini has proved already proved his mettle in the Italian League, with Atlanta second in the table, two behind Napoli. It would be an audacious effort to tempt him away, but considering Juventus’s financial prowess, we shouldn't chalk off the possibility.
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Filippo Inzaghi The former Juventus player already has contributed his share of drama with Allegri, with the infamous training ground bust-up against the current Juventus manager, with Pippo accusing him of “not taking his job seriously.” While Inzaghi certainly seems to have the will to hit the ground running, it remains to be seen if Juve is willing to take a risk with him.
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Zinedine Zidane One of the most decorated players and managers in the world, Zidane would be considered a dream signing by the Juventus fanbase. With two league titles and three champions league wins, rebuilding the Italian side is exactly the project Zidane might be interested in. But let’s keep our fingers crossed for now.
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