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Allegri sticking with Juventus despite Champions League flop

AFP  |  Turin 

announced on Tuesday he would be staying on as with the Italian giants next season despite another disappointment.

Cristiano Ronaldo's side crashed out of the championship to Dutch side after a 2-1 loss on the night in and 3-2 aggregate defeat.

"I met the (club) (Andrea Agnelli) a couple of days ago and told him that I will stay at Juventus. We'll sit down with the club and think about the future," told a press conference.

"If I didn't have the motivation I would have told him so straight away, but this is not the case.

"I think that during these past five years we've worked well, the players have progressed," said Allegri, 51, who arrived in at the beginning of the 2014-2015 season.

"Winning five Scudetto is not easy, reaching two finals, is not easy."

has won ten titles with Juventus since arriving in the 2014-2015 season, with the team just one point away from a fifth consecutive title under his guidance.

"Juventus continues to grow on and off the pitch and there is the awareness of having a great with us, with whom we will meet in June to take forward the technical project," Agnelli confirmed.

"For our part, we are aware of having been in the quarter-finals for five or six years and are proud to continue along this path."

Juventus have won two in 1985 and 1996 -- but have finished runners-up five times since, including under Allegri in 2015 and 2017.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 09:45 IST