Robert Pires reveals who he wants to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

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Allegri has two years remaining on a contract extended last June, having led Juve to two Champions League Finals followed by this season's narrow quarter-final exit to eventual finalists Real Madrid.

The former AC Milan, Cagliari, Sassuolo, Grosseto and Aglianese coach has been canvassing options outside the Italian game for some time now, using a recent interview to advertise an intent to "certainly...go abroad" post-Juventus.

Allegri would not even have Champions League football on offer at Arsenal, while Chelsea also look set to miss out on a top four spot this season.

Massimiliano Allegri insists he will sit down with the Juventus board at the end of the season and start planning for next season, amid reports linking him with the manager's job at Arsenal. He spent nine seasons at Arsenal so he knows the club and the fans.

"It will be necessary to have the clarity to understand how to improve ourselves, to win back-to-back is always hard and we must always build to try to win on all fronts".

Allegri, who is set to deliver a fourth successive Serie A title with Juventus, is reportedly the front-runner but there is also talk that the likes of Carlo Ancelotti and Luis Enrique - both now out of work - could also be targeted.

"At the end of the day, in football you need more than technique to win".

Allegri has taken Juventus to another level.

He told Sky Sports News: "We have a lot of candidates to replace Arsene Wenger and we can see the same names". He could follow in those footsteps again if Conte leaves Chelsea after a disappointing season with the London club.

Arsenal have not as yet made any direct contact with Allegri, whose Juventus team virtually secured their fourth straight Serie A title on Saturday with a 3-1 win against Bologna. We haven't won the Scudetto yet but we have to face reality.

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