Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says football has become more about money than tactics and that individual quality counts more now than it ever did before.
In an interview with Italy's La Repubblica newspaper, Allegri suggested that if you do not have the best players in the world, even the best coach will have his hands tied. He said his role in the modern game has transformed, which is one of the reasons Italian football has been left behind.
Allegri argued that Serie A football still bases...
Massimiliano Allegri has ordered Juventus to snap out of their toothless slumber with a convincing victory at Cagliari on Thursday evening.
The reigning Serie A champions have allowed title rivals Roma to cut their advantage at the top to a single point by struggling through back-to-back draws with Fiorentina and Sampdoria.
Allegri's men were uncharacteristically sluggish against Samp and conceded a second-half equaliser in Turin.
Their next opponents, who are coached by the notoriously attack-minded...
Roma coach Rudi Garcia and Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri will miss their sides' next Serie A games after receiving touchline bans from the Italian FA.
In addition to missing the visit of AC Milan to the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday, Garcia will also miss Roma's trip to Udinese on Jan. 6 after being banned for two matches for "adopting an aggressive and intimidating behaviour towards a steward" at the end of the Giallorossi's 1-0 win at Genoa.
According to a complaint failed by the steward, Garcia...