Cagliari president Cellino: I should have sacked Allegri sooner

Cagliari president Massimo Cellino stands by his decision to sack Massimiliano Allegri earlier this week. Allegri was shown the door, despite Cagliari sitting comfortably in mid-table.

Cagliari president Massimo Cellino stands by his decision to sack Massimiliano Allegri earlier this week.

Allegri was shown the door, despite Cagliari sitting comfortably in mid-table.

“I have been stupid. I should have sacked him before,” Cellino told Corriere dello Sport. “Allegri profited from my good faith."

Cellino is convinced Allegri had become distracted by talk of a move to a bigger club.

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