Juventus welcome Allegri extension

07 June 2017 10:30:34 EST

Italian champions Juventus expect to maintain their run of success after agreeing a new three-year contract with head coach Massimiliano Allegri.

The 49-year-old has been in charge in Turin since the summer of 2014, having guided AC Milan to Lo Scudetto in 2011.

Since his arrival at Juve, Allegri has led them to three consecutive domestic doubles, while his side have also reached the Champions League final in two of the last three seasons - being beaten by Barcelona and Real Madrid.

A club statement read: "This agreement extends a working relationship that has seen the Bianconeri consolidate their position as Italy's top team and also evolve into one of European football's major forces.

"Since Allegri being appointed manager in the summer of 2014, the Bianconeri have won three Serie A titles, three Coppa Italia trophies and one Italian Super Cup.

"Despite defeat in last weekend's Champions League final in Cardiff, Allegri has undeniably transformed the club into a significant player on the continent. Two UCL finals in three years and fifth place in the UEFA rankings are clear testament to this."

Juve are available at  to win Serie A for a seventh straight season in 2017/18, with Roma priced at  and Napoli .

Meanwhile, Luciano Spalletti is set to take charge at Inter Milan following his exit from Roma, while former Nerazzurri coach Stefano Pioli has taken the helm at Fiorentina.

Pioli, a former La Viola, player, has penned a two-year deal in Florence and is excited by the opportunity at hand.

He told reporters: "I hope my Viola adventure lasts for a long time - it has always been my wish to coach Fiorentina. They are the only club I wanted in Italy, otherwise I would've gone abroad."

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