TURIN (Reuters) – The ongoing investigation into Juventus transfers has done nothing to affect the calm atmosphere in the dressing room, coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Saturday ahead of the Serie A game. with Genoa.
Italian prosecutors raided the Turin club’s offices this week as part of an investigation into player transfers, including the terms of Cristiano Ronaldo’s sale to Manchester United this season summer.
The incident caused a stir in the Italian media, but Juventus reiterated that they always act in compliance with applicable laws. Allegri said they did nothing to disrupt his team’s preparations.
“The environment is one of complete serenity. What we need to do is win together,” he said at a pre-match press conference on Sunday.
“I have nothing to say about the rest, the club has released a press release and has experts to deal with the matter.”
Juventus beat bottom team Salernitana 2-0 on Tuesday to recover from successive defeats against Chelsea and Atalanta.
Allegri’s side, seventh in Serie A after a poor start to the season, now face another side in the relegation zone – Andriy Shevchenko’s Genoa.
“We need to win again against Genoa, who are on a two-game losing streak and a draw with Shevchenko,” said Allegri.
“He is a good coach despite his young age and he has had a great experience with the Ukraine national team, achieving great results. For us, it’s an important game, to be won.”
(Reporting by Alasdair Mackenzie; Editing by Rohith Nair)
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