Aurelio De Laurentiis reveals Max Allegri contact before Gennaro Gattuso.
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has revealed he contacted Max Allegri before he appointed Gennaro Gattuso and believes Napoli can advance in the Champions League.
After a difficult start to the campaign, Gattuso was appointed as Carlo Ancelotti’s successor in December. Has slowly helped revitalise the Partenopei.
On Wednesday, the coach picked up his first trophy in the Coppa Italia Final against Juventus but the President has revealed that he had initially contacted the former Bianconeri coach Allegri about the job.
“I called Allegri first, with whom I have a direct and esteemed relationship for year. When I called him, he was honest. “
“He told me: ‘Aurelio, I rest. I need it. There is no absolute foreclosure, because you have carried out an extraordinary project and the two of us love each other. But I decided to remain quiet. “
“I called Rino, as expected. He came to Rome and now, here we are.”
Credit: Football Italia