Massimiliano Allegri hints at Juventus departure after Ajax draw

Massimiliano Allegri hints at Juventus departure after Ajax draw

The Scotland global was promoted from the academy to the first team by the former Chelsea boss and notably played ahead of Paul Pogba away to Sevilla in last year's Champions League last-16 tie.

Ajax and Juventus will square off in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal match on Wednesday.

Juventus were not at their best in the Champions League but, once again, that man Cristiano Ronaldo came to their rescue.

Valverde said on Friday that Messi may be spared the trip to Huesca, who sit bottom of La Liga after a collision with United's Chris Smalling on Wednesday left the Argentinian with a bruised nose and cheek. Then you see that they can move the game at lightning speed. On the other side - and in direct competition with Dalot - Nélson Semedo was selected at right-back by Barcelona and was typically sharp in dealing with United's threats down that side.

Ronaldo has scored five times in eight appearances this season, some 12 short of his seasonal best of 17, notched in 2013-14 when he guided Real to the trophy.

"Let's close down the championship on Saturday", urged Bonucci.

The Serie A champions-in-waiting will still be favourites to go through to the semi-finals, especially with the second-leg being in Turin.

"We must make an effort to focus on the three points because we need them".

Claudio Ranieri's Roma play Udinese looking to build on last weekend's gutsy win at Sampdoria.

"It was a hard game and complicated at times, but we had the clearest chances".

Barca beat Atleti after Diego Costa was sent off after clashing with match referee Jesus Gil Manzano.

"We?re in the hunt for the Champions League places?- that?s where we want to finish and the fans share that".

His team's hopes of qualifying for next season's Europa League have plummeted after a awful run of form that has left them 12 points off the second-tier European competition. His tackle to deny the onrushing Federico Bernardeschi just one example of his great reading of the game, and Barcelona will be licking their lips ahead of his summer arrival at Camp Nou.

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