"We will start with the assumption that I have a great relationship with Andrea," said Allegri. "We haven't spoken to each other because until this morning, I wasn't the Coach of Juventus.
"Regarding Andrea, he has been and is a champion. He was a champion at Milan with me until a year when he was unfortunate and had injuries. He always played and he had unforgettable years at Milan.
"He is doing that again at Juventus, so I am lucky to be working with him again.
"Unfortunately in football people think things are going a certain way when actually they are not like that at all.
"That year [at Milan], Andrea suffered a series of injuries and it was hard for him to come back.
"In the end, as I have explained many times, what happened happened. The club, Andrea and myself took the decision [that he would leave].
"Andrea took the decision to come to Juventus and luckily after three years I am back with him.
"He has had three great seasons and I repeat, I am happy to be back with him and there have never been problems between us."
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