Juventus became the most successful club from Italy with various prestigious titles won. One of the coaches who was quite successful at handling Juventus was Massimiliano Allegri. The Italian coach coached Juve from 2014 to 2019. Together with the Turin club, Allegri won the Serie A trophy for five consecutive seasons.
In addition, he also led Juve to win the Coppa Italia four times in a row and the Super Coppa Italia winners twice. Allegri’s success is inseparable from his flair in playing his players. At the time of the Allegri era there were several players who often appeared, who were they? Here is the list.
1. Leonardo Bonucci – 187 appearances
The Juventus player who performed the most when handled by Massimiliano Allegri was Leonardo Bonucci. Bonucci is a central defender who is now 33 years old. He has been a part of Juventus since the 2010 season, but he played for AC Milan in the 2017/2018 season.
In the Allegri era, Bonucci appeared in 187 appearances in four different competitions. This formidable defender from Italy recorded 15 goals and 5 assist. This season Bonucci is still a mainstay in the Juventus back line.
2. Giorgio Chiellini – 184 appearances
Another center-back, Giorgio Chiellini, is also Allegri’s mainstay when dealing with Juventus. The Italian defender has even been a mainstay of Allegri for five seasons. Chiellini has been defending Juventus since 2005 until now.
During the Allegri era, Chiellini recorded 184 appearances from four different competitions. He managed to score 7 goals and 5 assist for Juve. Chiellini of course became an important pillar of Allegri in winning various titles. Even though he was aging, Chiellini was still relied upon by Juve.
3. Paulo Dybala – 182 appearances
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Paulo Dybala became one of the players Allegri brought to Juventus. He was brought in by Juve from Palermo in the 2015/2016 season. With its quality, Dybala has no trouble breaking into the main Juventus squad under Allegri’s care.
Dybala played Allegri in 182 matches in four different competitions. The Argentine striker successfully recorded 78 goals and 25 assist. Despite several rumors about leaving, Dybala still plays at Juventus.
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4. Gianluigi Buffon – 168 appearances
Gianluigi Buffon deserves to be called a Juventus legend who is still actively playing. The Italian goalkeeper has defended Juventus since the 2001/2002 season, he only moved to Paris Saint-Germain in the 2018/2019 season. Although many coaches deal with Juve, Buffon’s position remains safe, including when coached by Allegri.
In the Allegri era, Buffon appeared in 168 matches in four different competitions. His role under the crossbar is of course very important in helping Juve win the title. Although now 42 years old, Buffon is still actively playing for Juve.
5. Mario Mandzukic – 162 appearances
The last player on this list is Mario Mandzukic who plays as a striker. The Croatian player joined Juventus in the 2015/2016 season. Like Dybala, he became the player Allegri recruited for Juventus.
Under Allegri’s care, Mandzukic appeared in 162 matches in four different competitions. As a striker, Mandzukic recorded 44 goals and 18 assist. Player 34 years inj has died The old lady at the beginning of this year.
At the moment Massimiliano Allegri is not training. Will he be back in charge of Juventus in the coming season?
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