Premier League giants Arsenal and Spanish heavyweights Barcelona were dealt a massive blow as Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has agreed to a new deal at his current club, according to The Sun.
The report suggests that the Italian will now stay with the Serie A champions till 2020 and has an additional 12 months as an option for extension. Allegri is one of the best managers in the world as he is currently leading Juventus to success across Serie A, Italian Cup and Champions League.
The Old Lady are in good stead to win three coveted trophies as they knocked out Barcelona comprehensively by 3-0 on aggregate to progress to semifinals of the elite European competition.
Having signed for Juventus in 2014, Allegri is set to win his third successive league title with Juventus. He is one of the most sought after managers in the world as he has been linked with a move to Barcelona and Arsenal over the past few months.
Barcelona is set to be without Luis Enrique at the end of the season as the Spaniard decided against renewing his contract at Camp Nou. Meanwhile, Arsenal is also heavily linked as the 49-year old is eyed as a potential replacement for Arsene Wenger.
Allegri’s ambition to stay at a single club for a longer time which made him favourite to replace Arsene Wenger but both the big clubs are currently looking at different directions at the moment.
Arsene Wenger is tipped to stay at Arsenal for at least another season while Barcelona is currently looking at other managers to replace Enrique next season. The Italian is on course to lead Juventus to their third successive league title.
He is also ensuring that Juventus could be on their way to their second Champions League final in three years after their comprehensive quarterfinal victory against Barcelona.
However, the manager and the club will wait until the end of the season before making an official announcement on the new contract as they currently have their sights on the historic treble.