Allegri Dismissed By A.C. Milan
A.C. Milan today dismissed manager Massimiliano "Max" Allegri after he was quoted in the Italian media slating A.C. Milan chairman and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, particularly about the clubs recent transfer policy and lack of high profile signings. Allegri had managed to win the Serie A in the 10-11 season, his first season at Milan, and at the start of the 11-12 season, his Milan side beat city rivals Inter 2-1 to win the Supercoppa Italiana. As well as winning two trophies at Milan, he managed to win the Serie A coach of the year award for the 10-11 season. He holds an impressive record at the red half of the San Siro, taking charge of 151 matches, winning 83 matches, drawing 38 matches and losing 30 matches. Milan fans will be expecting a big name replacement as they look to return to the top of Serie A after Allegri won their first league title since 2004 during the 10-11 season. Rumors have been going round that Milan could offer the job to former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola, where as names such as Walter Mazzarri and Laurent Blanc have also been mentioned in the press and on the internet.