Allegri renews contract as Juventus coach until 2017

Turin, July 7 (IANS) Italian football side Juventus’ coach Massimiliano Allegri has renewed his contract with the club till 2017, club president Andrea Agnelli has announced.

The Italian coach started with Juventus last year, succeeding Antonio Conte who won three consecutive Serie A titles with them, the club said on Monday, reports Efe.

The leadership change-up had no apparent effect on the team, as it won its fourth league title with Allegri last season.

Meanwhile, Agnelli also announced the renewal of defender Claudio Marchisio’s contract until 2020, describing the player as a “legend” who would have a decisive role in explaining the spirit of the Italian club to newcomers.

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