The evening after watching his Juventus side lose 4-1 to Real Madrid in the final of the Champions League in May, a crestfallen Massimiliano Allegri sat at home and considered resigning. Allegri decided not to resign. Juventus had once again fallen at the final hurdle in the Champions League - for the second time in three seasons - but their coach still believed that the Bianconeri could turn their domestic dominance into European glory.
Benfica youngster Tiago Dias has hinted at an imminent move to AC Milan with a post on his Instagram account. The 19-year-old forward showed his followers a boarding pass headed for Milan, accompanied by an Italian flag and praying hands. Dias has been heavily linked with a move to Serie A having impressed since rising through the youth ranks at Benfica. The teenager is expected to join Milan on a free transfer, although Benfica will earn 30% of any future sale. Dias will undergo a medical on Monday before putting pen to paper on a three-year contract with the Italian giants. The Portugal under-19 international will at first join up with Gennaro Gattuso’s Primavera side. Dias has scored six times
Paris Saint-Germain star Julian Draxler has no shortage of suitors from the Premier League as he weighs up his future at Parc des Princes, according to the Mirror. The arrival of Neymar and the possible signing of Kylian Mbappe has heightened speculation that the Germany international will have a limited role if any at PSG this season. Real Madrid are planning a bid of around £46 million for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, according to The Sun .