Allegri takes Juventus role

Massimiliano Allegri (Getty Images)
Massimiliano Allegri (Getty Images)

Rome -Massimiliano Allegri was on Wednesday appointed the new manager of Serie A champions Juventus less than 24 hours after Antonio Conte quit the post.

Allegri has been out of work since his sacking by AC Milan in January.

The 47-year-old led Milan to the Serie A title in 2010.

Conte, who left Juventus after guiding the club to a third consecutive title, is tipped to succeed Cesare Prandelli as national team manager.

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