Allegri not ready to celebrate yet

Massimiliano Allegri is wary of celebrating Juventus' likely Serie A win, noting that it is still possible for second-placed Napoli to catch up with them.

Speaking to the club's official website following their 3 – 0 victory over ninth-placed Lazio on Wednesday night, the Juve manager remained cautious on the topic.

"Napoli could potentially win all of their remaining games and we need four points to be absolutely certain of winning the Scudetto," he said. "We need to get three away in Florence where we want to put in a great performance, but it won't be easy. Then I don't mind if we celebrate winning the title in front of the TV [watching Napoli]."

Juventus travel to Fiorentina on Sunday, where a win would put pressure on their nearest title rivals to earn three points in their match away to Roma, a team that hasn't lost a league match since January.

Failing to do so will hand the trophy to Juventus.

"We've grown a lot but we can and we must continue to develop. Hopefully next year we can start better off in the league," he said, referrring to the defending champions' surprisingly slow start to the season.

"This group came together this season and has improved game by game, so it's now important to conclude the campaign in the best possible fashion and then to think to the future."

The coach also lamented his team's poor performance in the Champions League, making it clear that a better showing next season is a priority for him.

"We've got to do better in the Champions League," he added. "It was hard to digest this year. We got knocked out this year on the final cross of the game, but we need to do better next year."

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