Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has dismissed reports he wants to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal and says he is happy in Turin.
The Italian has been rumoured to be interested in moving to the Gunners should Wenger opt to walk away at the end of the season when his contract expires.
Those rumours have intensified recently with reports Allegri is learning the language and he says that while that is true it is not because he is planning on moving to Arsenal.
“It’s true, I’m studying English, but certainly not to go to Arsenal,” Allegri told La Gazzetta dello Sport. “I’m fine here at Juventus.
“The funny thing is that I have been to London on holiday with my daughter, and on the same day I arrived in England there was a photo of me in The Sun.
“If Juventus are going to change their coach, just let me know.”
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Allegri is not the first manager to be linked with the Arsenal post with RB Lepizig coach Ralph Hasenhüttl another name reportedly in the frame alongside Eddie Howe.
However, the 49-year-old Italian certainly appears one of the more likely options although it is still entirely possible Wenger will decide to extend his current deal.
Mesut Ozil has recently admitted that his future at the club largely depends on Wenger staying, as contract negotiations with the Germany international continue.