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Wednesday April 25 2012
Allegri: Scudetto or the sack…

Reports in Italy are gathering pace that Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri is fighting to save his job.

The 44-year-old only signed a new deal at the club until June 2014 in January, but there is the belief that Allegri could be shown the door at the end of the season.

Allegri has become the latest boss to be criticised by demanding President Silvio Berlusconi for the way his side play football.

Stories over the past few days are suggesting that Berlusconi will be tempted to make a change should Milan fail to retain the title.

Fabio Capello has been linked with a possible director’s role at the outfit, with some also pairing him as a direct replacement for Allegri.

Ex-Milan defender Alessandro Costacurta, Zenit boss Luciano Spalletti, Dutch legend Marco Van Basten and even Barcelona tactician Pep Guardiola are being linked too.

Allegri, who has reportedly had some problems this term with a number of the side’s senators, does seem to have the backing of Vice-President Adriano Galliani.

Meanwhile, the club, via a note on their website, have underlined that Milan have collected 150 points under the former Cagliari tactician.

Allegri netted 82 points in 2010-11, while they have 68 so far this term with five League games to go.

In the same period of time, Juventus have collected 129 points, Inter 125, Lazio and Napoli 121, Udinese 118 and Roma 109.

Milan are currently second in the championship, three points behind Juventus.

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