In an interview earlier today, Giuseppe Marotta explained that he doesn’t foresee any issues with coach Max Allegri that would cause him to leave in the summer.
“Beyond the mere formal aspect of a contract expiring in 2018, the most important thing to consider is that the relationship with Allegri has benefitted everyone,” Marotta said to Tuttomercatoweb.
“We don’t see any disagreements which would interrupt this marriage. When two parties are in agreement, the fact of continuing seems to me like a secondary consideration.”
Juventus reached the semifinals for the second time in 3 years after last night’s 0-0 draw with Barcelona.
“There’s the security of having deserved to go through. Now there are three teams, but I emphasise that while this qualification has rightly been hailed as a big achievement, going through doesn’t count for anything if you don’t end up the winner.
“It was a lot of effort, and at the same time we have an equally important month coming up, with the final sprint in the League, which a the goal for the season.
“Our great feature is the strong international mentality which has grown in the club, plus the choice of players who represent this philosophy.
“People who have won the Champions League, who are world champions, and have integrated positively with their teammates.
“The club’s job was to support Allegri and the apotheosis of that was the qualification yesterday.
“In three years we’ve had two semi-finals, plus what happened in Munich last year. We’ve found the right awareness which was slightly lost at Juventus after the hurricane of 2006.
“With pride we are among the top five or six in Europe.”
Paulo Dybala was the main protagonist in the tie, the player signed a new contract that will tie him to the club until 2022.
“He’s a champion, no doubt, but credit goes to all the players in the squad, even those who haven’t played much in the Champions League,” Marotta added.
“We’re proud of the choice [to sign Dybala], we were criticised at the time of the deal for paying a lot of money, but time is repaying us.”
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