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Pochettino favorite to succeed Zidane, Conte in discussion
In Spain, Real Madrid hit hard on the transfer window by announcing last night the free arrival of David Alaba for the next five seasons. Obviously, the Madrid newspapers are very happy about it. For Marca, for example, it is “the foundation stone of the new Madrid“. “The Austrian defender, versatile, arrives free until 2026 and will be presented after the Euro.“A good move for Real because he can play:”left-back, central defender and defensive midfielder», Writes the Madrid daily. For AS, it’s a first signing that makes sense for the renewal of Real! “Its versatility will make it an essential pawn in the coming years.», Notes the duck. The daily also tells us that the Merengue club has targeted two coaches to take over from Zinedine Zidane on the bench. After his departure from Inter, Antonio Conte is called upon and is in contact with Madrid leaders. The favorite remains Mauricio Pochettino, indicates AS, but PSG still has to let him go. The game of poker-liar has begun for the job of coach of Real Madrid!
Allegri imposes his choices on Juve
In Italy, Squadra Azzurra largely beat San Marino (7-0) last night. But this is not what is really the news this morning in the Boot but rather the return of Massimiliano Allegri on the bench of Juventus! As summarized in Corriere dello sport : “Full powers to Max“. For his return, “Allegri only referred to the big boss Andrea Agnelli“! And besides, the Italian coach will quickly cut in the quick as written Tuttosport this morning. “While awaiting Ronaldo’s decision, Allegri chooses Morata to rebuild his attack next season.»For his part, The Gazzetta dello Sport announces that “Allegri relies on Paulo Dybala“! The new Juve coach will call the Argentine to convince him to extend the adventure with the Old Lady. Which would move CR7 away from Juve… To be continued!
Duel at the top in England!
Finally, in England, Her Majesty’s Kingdom is impatient for the Champions League final tonight between Manchester City and Chelsea (9 p.m., to follow live on our site). For the Daily Express, we are going to attend “the battle of the blues“! And the two clubs opened hostilities before the meeting. Like Kevin de Bruyne who said: “We’ll be considered failures if we don’t win“. A strong announcement that demonstrates the mentality of Pep Guardiola’s players. For his part, Thomas Tuchel wants “defeat the best team in the world“. A big challenge for the Blues. For the Daily Mirror, one of the two teams goes “collapse»Tonight in Porto! Finally for the Daily Mail, “Pep Guardiola must go get his Grail“! He who runs behind a new Champions League since his arrival on the bench of City. “The Spaniard is on a mission, but can he fulfill it“Asks the British newspaper. Answer tonight around 11 p.m. …