Barcelona have offered Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri a contract to take over the Catalan club next season.
Luis Enrique has already confirmed that he will be stepping down as Barcelona boss at the end of the season no matter the outcome as he says he needs a rest from managing.
Arsenal have been reportedly eyeing up a move for Allegri should Arsene Wenger depart Arsenal this summer, but it’s been suggested earlier this month that the Italian would prefer to take over the Catalan club rather than the Gunners.
Well it seems Allegri’s wish may have come true as sources in Italy (via Transfermarketweb.com) claim Barcelona have already tabled a three-year contract to the 49-year-old.
Allegri, who is rumoured to have had bust-ups with some Juventus players this season, took charge of the Turin club in 2014 and is on course to win his third Serie A title in as many years and guided his team to the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The Italian has also lifted the Coppa Italia twice with the Old Lady, as well as lead them to the Champions League final in 2015.
If reports are to be believed then Arsenal are highly likely to lose their reported number one target to succeed Wenger, while the club also dismissed an approach for Dortmund’s Thomas Tuchel earlier today.