Allegri hoping for long Juventus career

Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri believes the club has a lot of potential in their squad and hopes to remain in charge of the Bianconeri for a long time.

Despite recently signing a lucrative contract extension until 2018, Allegri was still asked about his future plans after they beat AC Milan to claim the Coppa Italia trophy on Saturday.

"[My future] is at Juve, the club and I share everything," he told Italian television channel Rai Uno.

"We've started a new cycle with 10 lads with a nine preceding their date of birth, and to remain on par with the major clubs in Europe, given the difference in revenue, it takes a well-organised club like Juve.

"I hope to stay here for a long time, because I'm happy."

He also defended his decision to leave Paulo Dybala, who went on to score 19 goals, on the bench in the first half of the season when Juventus were struggling for results in the league.

"A coach is there to make choices, in that difficult moment I had to continue with what I believed," he explained. "Dybala was not ready to show what he could do, but I knew he had the qualities to improve."