Allegri opens up on his weakness ahead of Premiership move

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 17/10/2019

Former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has opened up on his weakness ahead of his proposed move to Premier League to join Manchester United.

The Italian manager admits he doesn't know enough English to coach in the Premier League.

"I don't speak English enough yet, but I'm learning," Allegri joked while speaking at the Football Coaches Association symposium via Przeglad Sportowy.

On his coaching style, the five-time Scudetto winner added: "There are two ways to be a good trainer: authoritarian and liberal. I prefer the latter, so I listen more than I speak.

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"Thanks to this strategy, I receive more information from the outside that positively changes my world. I still deny the validity of my ideas. I argue with myself.

"If I think that something is 100 percent good, I am worried and consult on this opinion with the people around me.

"When I came to Turin after Antonio Conte, many thought I was screwed. That Juve is burned out. That the winning stage is over because the team is saturated.

"The situation was not perfect because I found a team that needed rebuilding. It's exciting, but also at risk of failure, and Juventus is not the place where the latter is accepted. That's why I had to look for ways to stimulate the group. I listened and changed.