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Cristano Ronaldo Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly not keen on Antonio Conte replacing Massimiliano Allegri as Juventus manager this summer.

Allegri’s five-season tenure as Juventus boss came to an end on Sunday as they celebrated an eighth consecutive Serie A title with a 1-1 draw with Atalanta.

Attention now turns to who will succeed Allegri at the Italian champions with former Juve manager Conte among the candidates.

Ronaldo’s attitude towards Conte was on display during Allegri’s farewell press conference, when a question about Conte emerged. Ronaldo was reportedly seen shaking his head and making a telling grimace when the question came about, letting the world know what he thinks.

Champions League Qualification If..

As we go into the final 90 minutes of the Serie A season, Atalanta, Inter, Milan and Roma are battling for two Champions League places.

Juventus and Napoli have already secured the top two, but third and fourth remain up for grabs.

Atalanta and Inter both have 66 points, but the Orobici are in third thanks to their superior head-to-head record.

Milan trail on 65 points, with Roma outsiders on 63.

Inter Champions League if…

They beat Empoli

OR

They at least match Milan’s result

OR

They lose and Milan draw

Roma are reportedly set to promote Francesco Totti to the role of technical director. Roma are looking for a replacement after Mochi returned to Sevilla shortly after leaving following the sacking of Eusebio Di Francesco in March.

And Roma legend Totti is being lined up for the role, which would hand him a prominent place in day-to-day life at the club and a leading voice in player recruitment.

According to Corriere dello Sport, Totti will have more of a say in the management of Roma’s dressing room and recruitment.

Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino is the favourite to replace Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus after the club confirmed the Italian coach will leave at the end of the season.

The 51-year-old Italian coach has won five Serie A titles and the Coppa Italia four times during his five years in charge of the Turin-based side, as well as finishing runners-up in the Champions League in 2015 and 2017.

The club released a statement to confirm the news, which read: ‘Massimiliano Allegri will not be on the Juventus bench for the 2019-20 season.

Didier Deschamps

Didier Deschamps has become the new favorite to replace Massimiliano Allegri as Juventus boss, according to reports in Italy.

The France manager led Juventus back into Serie A following the hugely controversial Calciopoli scandal that relegated the club to the second division.

And now according to Italian publication Tuttosport, Deschamps is closing in on a sensational return to Turin as he wants to complete the work he left unfinished in 2007.

Tuttosport also report that Deschamps would be able to work under Juventus’ budget and he already has the club’s ‘blessing’.

Daniele De Rossi Roma

Roma have confirmed that Daniele De Rossi will pull on a Roma shirt for the last time ever against Parma on the final day of the Serie A season.

The Serie A outfit broke the news on Tuesday morning, revealing the long-serving midfielder will leave at the end of the campaign.

The 35-year-old De Rossi has made an incredible 615 appearances during 18 years at Roma, putting him second on the club’s list of all-time leading appearance-makers.

But he won’t be hanging up his boots – instead he plans to pursue an adventure away from Rome.

Milan Closes In On Top Four Place

A rare Hakan Calhanoglu goal gave AC Milan a 1-0 win at mid-table Fiorentina in Serie A on Saturday to keep them in the hunt for a Champions League place.

The Turkish midfielder met Suso’s cross with a glancing header to score only his second league goal of the season in the 36th minute and leave Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella waiting for his first win since taking charge one month ago.

Milan, needing a top-four finish to qualify for the Champions League, are fifth with 62 points, one behind Inter Milan who do not play until Monday when they host relegated Chievo.

Claudio Ranieri has confirmed that he will leave Roma at the end of the season.

The Italian, who famously led Leicester City to an improbable Premier League title win in 2016, took over his hometown club Roma in March after being sacked by Fulham.

He signed a deal until the end of the season with the possibility to extend beyond that but Ranieri confirmed on Friday morning that he will be leaving

‘I came to Roma because my reaction to getting the call from the club, as a Roma fan, was one of excitement and eagerness to help,’ he said.

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic ‘is nearing a €50 million summer move to Inter Milan’ as his five-year stay at the Nou Camp nears its end.

Although the Croatian’s contract runs until the summer of 2021, Barcelona have plenty of options in his position with Ajax’s Frenkie de Jong this summer joining the likes of Arturo Vidal and Arthur Melo.

According to Spanish newspaper Rakitic is closing in on a move to the San Siro.

Barcelona reportedly rejected a €85m approach from Paris Saint-Germain last summer but are prepared to sanction a move this time around as they rebuild after crashing out of the Champions League against Liverpool/

Allegri Out At Juventus

Maximiliano Allegri has agreed to leave this summer after five years with the Italian champions.

Both Allegri and Juve president Andrea Agnelli have consistently denied that there will be any change at the helm come the end of this season.

However, according to multiple reports in Italy, including in La Stampa, an agreement was reached between the pair on Wednesday night to part ways.

That could pave the way for Allegri to join Paris Saint-Germain, who are mulling over sacking Thomas Tuchel.