Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri thinks Denis Zakaria’s exit to Chelsea was the best move for the club and player.
Massimiliano Allegri is pleased with the make-up of his squad despite the deadline-day exits of Denis Zakaria and Arthur.
He says his Bianconeri squad is “complete” after some deadline-day departure.
The Switzerland international was one of a handful of last-gasp exits from Turin, alongside fellow midfielders Arthur and Nicolo Rovella, who moved on to Liverpool and Monza, respectively.
Allegri was only able to add one more player in a loan deal for Paris Saint-Germain man Leandro Paredes, but nevertheless, he remains happy with the composition of his squad.
Massimiliano Allegri added:
“[It] is difficult to say [if I am satisfied with the market].
“The club has worked very well with both incoming and outgoing moves. We held onto the young people who were the goal of the club.
“With Zakaria, there was the possibility [of an exit] because he felt a little withdrawn. He enthusiastically accepted this opportunity. I wish him and Arthur good luck.
“We’ve made our choices, and they are happy. We have completed the squad in the best possible way. We think about our recoveries, and then we will be complete.”
Ahead of the clash with Fiorentina, Allegri is still juggling a host of injury concerns, with Paul Pogba and Federico Chiesa long-term absentees.
At the same time, Adrien Rabiot will also miss out.
But Angel Di Maria could feature in some capacity, with the head coach adding:
“He is not in an optimal condition, but he can play. If it is 45 or 60 minutes, we will see.”
Juventus has lost several key players since last season.
However, they are still trying to rebuild their squad, and it started with Dusan Vlahovic signing in January.
Juventus are still undefeated in the league with two draws and two wins.
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