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Ex Juve Boss Max Allegri Confirms English Lessons, Next Job Timeframe

Former Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that he's learning English already but needs some more time away from football. Allegri is interested in a Premier League job with Arsenal being linked and also Manchester United who are yet to sack their current coach.

But, According to ESPN, The 52-year-old is sticking to his plan of being out of football for at least a year before considering other job options.

The Italian had a successful spell at Juventus winning five consecutive Serie A titles and four Coppa Italia trophies during his reign.

However, Allegri has confirmed and made it clear he won't take any job until the end of the season.

“In June. I don't know if you can call it a sabbatical or not,” Allegri told ESPN FC.

“Giovanni [Branchini] and I immediately came to that decision. As soon as the relationship with Juventus came to an end, the decision was to take a year out.

“I had 18 years as a player and I've been in coaching for 16. I stopped this year after 34.

“I’m happy. I have a chance to reflect, go and talk to people, do things in my private life that I'm passionate about, like going to the theatre, some art exhibitions, reading books.”

Also, Allegri spoke on his English lessons which will keep Arsenal and Manchester united fans excited until the end of the season at least.

“I am taking lessons here in Milan. I manage to speak quite well,” Allegri added.

“I find the listening part a bit more difficult. If I'm talking to someone who helps me out by speaking a little slower, then I understand.

“I watch films [in English] and if I read something in English I understand it fine.”

“Next year will be an important year,” he added.

“Important for the choice I end up making and the need to be prepared for it.

“After a year out and five years at Juventus, I don't want to go back into the game and do badly. That would do my head in.”

Arsenal have appointed Freddie Ljungberg as interim manager after they made the decision to sack Coach Unai Emery.

And it has been reported the club have already begun the processof interviewing candidates for the position, with the club currentlysitting 10th in the table.

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