Reports: AC Milan launch ‘Ferguson’ plot to beat Man Utd to top managerial target

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are conjuring a plot to beat Manchester United to main managerial target Massimiliano Allegri, according to reports.

The Rossoneri currently sit in 12th place in the Serie A standings after a poor start to the season and are currently seven points away from the European positions.

Earlier on Friday, il Corriere della Sera claimed that director Zvonomir Boban is readying a revolution at Milan with only six players current deemed not for sale. The paper also added that he wants Max Allegri to return to the club as head coach.

According to the Daily Mail, the 52-year-old was ‘content to delay an immediate return to management’ after leaving Juventus – where he had won five straight Scudetti – with Manchester United ‘top of his wishlist’ in terms of a next job.

Italian left last summer after sealing his fifth consecutive title in order to seek a fresh challenge. It was understood that Allegri

However, Milan could ‘capitalise on United’s insistence to stand by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’, with La Gazzetta dello Sport also reporting that the Diavolo have plans to welcome Allegri back to the club.

The Rossoneri hierarchy apparently believe that under Allegri, the club can ‘follow a similar blueprint to that of Sir Alex Ferguson’s United’ by keeping and attracting big name players to fight for the top prizes.

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