Allegri intends to stay at 'top-level' Juventus amid Arsenal links

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Massimiliano Allegri quelled speculation over his future at Juventus following the Bianconeri's progression into the Coppa Italia final when he confirmed his intentions to remain right where he is.

The Juventus manager has been the subject of various reports suggesting a move to England is on the horizon, having been linked with Arsenal as questions concerning manager Arsene Wenger's future persist.

Allegri, however, has previously stated his desire to remain in Turin, and professed his loyalty once again Wednesday following Juve's 5-4 aggregate win over Napoli.

"My intention is to continue with Juventus, because I am happy here," Allegri said, according to FourFourTwo.

"I haven't met with the club yet, as there are other priorities, but then we'll sit down and evaluate things.

"This team has great potential, a mixture of experience and youth. Above all Juventus are a top-level club and there are few out there who could be considered better."

In February, the 49-year-old manager insisted that he wanted to manage another "400 games" with the Italian champion, and later joked that he has given up on learning English.

How's my English?" he said after Juve's win over Palermo on Feb. 18. "I started learning before (my time at) Milan - now I have left it. They say I will go to Arsenal? You all say that, I just listen."

Since arriving in Turin in 2014, the former AC Milan manager has led Juventus to a pair of Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia trophies, and an appearance in the Champions League final.