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Juventus midfielder Pjanic admits being close to Allegri

Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic admits he was close to former coach Max Allegri.

Allegri left Juve this summer to be replaced by Maurizio Sarri.

He told Vanity Fair: “I have a great rapport with Allegri and we speak often. He just wants to reflect a little on his next step and once he's made a decision, he'll have no problem finding a big club.

“Of course, we clashed a few times, that's only normal. He is someone who says things clearly to your face, as am I. More than anything, he jokes around and says when I left Roma, I couldn't place a pass longer than five metres, that I became a great player thanks to him.

“But when he says that he was the best Italian midfielder in history, then I'm the one who starts laughing!"

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