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Juventus coach Allegri hits back at critics after title triumph

Juventus coach Max Allegri insists their latest Scudetto achievement deserves respect.

Allegri has claimed five successive Scudetto honours since replacing Antonio Conte in 2014, however, he has been criticised for Juve's failure in Europe.

Allegri said of his critics: "That's part of the game and it has to be accepted because it could also be stimulating.

"What I say, well rather than say I think, is that first of all I grew up trying to stay close to the best. And then I never criticised somebody who achieved a result or that did important things, in business or as a manager and stuff like that.

"Everybody has their own methods. But the objective must be achieved. And therefore you cannot criticise. You can like or dislike somebody, but you cannot criticise somebody this way.

"One doesn't win by chance, one doesn't lead a business to make a €1 billion or €500 million if he is a moron. That's what I mean. But unfortunately, in order to think stuff like that, you mustn't be a chicken."

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