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Juventus coach Allegri rejected offer to manage Real Madrid

Florentino Perez and Zidane Florentino Perez and Zidane
Rita Gibson | 17 June, 2018, 08:33

Spain's manager Juliet Lopetegui is expected to lead his charges to world cup glory in Russian Federation but it has now been announced he would join Real after the tournament.

Looks like Real Madrid have become quite addicted to surprises!

French former footballer Zinedine Zidane said Monday he was happy to have some time off after stepping down as Real Madrid coach just days after steering the Spanish giants to a third successive Champions League trophy. "I did it on the phone to Florentino Perez because I had given my word to [Juventus] president (Andrea) Agnelli", said Allegri.

"It was a decision I'd already taken, and even if other things can happen in life I'd say that I made the decision to stay at Juventus and respected what I'd said, without considering other options".

Allegri wasn't forthcoming over rumours that he'd been offered a management role at Stamford Bridge, though the Italian didn't deny the reports either.

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"Right now, I am taking a break", Diario AS quotes Zidane as saying.

The 51-year-old was hired by Spain after their Euro 2016 campaign and has brought them to the World Cup with serious ambitions of winning it.

"Did I say no to those two clubs?" Among them was Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri.

Juventus have won Serie A in all four of Allegri's seasons with the club. Allegri, 50, told Sky Sport Italia he was also considered but turned down Los Blancos because he is committed to Juve (via Ben Gladwell of ESPN FC): "I said no to Real Madrid".

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