Massimiliano Allegri discussed who will be taking free-kicks next season and hinted at Miralem Pjanic’s return from Barcelona during his press conference.
The club held a press conference on Tuesday to unveil the returning coach.
manager was in charge of the Turin club for five years between 2014 and 2019. He was sacked after failing to deliver the Champions League trophy.
have seen the number of goals scored from direct set plays decreased in the last two seasons.
When quizzed on who will take free kicks next season, the 53-year-old answered
: “It depends on the situation, perhaps Ronaldo can take long-range free kicks, but the situation is easy because one is right-footed and the other one is left-footed. Then, we’ll see if another right-footed free-kick taker arrives…”.
Many took this as a big hint that Bianconeri’s former midfielder
could be on his way back to Turin.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina international is not part of
’s plans forBarcelona
and according to reports in Spain, the midfielder is pushing for a return to Serie A giants.