Chelsea managerial target Massimo Allegri has confirmed he is learning English ahead of a possible move to Chelsea in the summer.

As reported by the Mirror, the Italian hesitantly confirmed he was learning the language after being linked with the job. When quizzed about learning English, he said:

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The Juventus manager is reportedly top of Roman Abramovich’s list this summer, several reports have suggested that talks have already begun between both parties.

He is thought to be keen on moving to the Premier League and has previously been linked with the Manchester United job.

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If Allegri does take the job at Stamford Bridge he is keen on bringing his own backroom staff with him, it is made up of his assistant Marco Landucci, fitness coach Simone Folletti and physio Stefano Grani.

Allegri replaced fellow Chelsea target, Antonio Conte at Juventus in July 2014 after four years managing AC Milan.

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