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Allegri will remain AC Milan coach, says Galliani

Allegri will remain AC Milan coach, says Galliani

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The Rossoneri vice president insists he has not made contact with any potential successors and praised the team on a "very good season."

Adriano Galliani has confirmed that coach Massimilliano Allegri will remain in charge of AC Milan next season, following speculaton over his future.

The Rossoneri endured a disastrous start to the campaign but have rallied since the turn of the year and now sit in third place and are on track for Champions League qualification. Even though rumors have been rife regarding Allegri's future at San Siro, the club's vice president insists he has not thought about identifying a potential replacement.

"I’m in daily contact with Allegri. He will stay with us and I have not been in touch with any other coach," Galliani said in a video chat with Gazzetta dello Sport. "Milan have had a very good season, and I don’t see why we should change tactician. Allegriwill certainly stay with us.

Galliani also gave his thoughts on the transfer market, saying that while the defense is the key area to strengthen, his preference is for Milan to produce players from within the club.

“Milan need to create top players, not buy them," Galliani said. "If we make signings then we will sign a defender."

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