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5 Managers Who Should Have Replaced Antonio Conte at Juventus

5 Better Options To Replace Antonio Conte at Juventus

Antonio Conte, Calcio Catania v Juventus - Serie A
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With the surprising departure of Antonio Conte, Juventus FC needed to find a new man to take the helm. Juventus appointed Massimo Allegri. The former AC Milan custodian was dismissed from the Rossoneri hot seat back in January due to the team’s poor performance, but Allegri is not the right man to continue Conte’s success. Here are the managers who should have taken the hot seat at Juventus.

5. Roberto Mancini

Roberto Mancini, Liverpool v Manchester City - Premier League
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5. Roberto Mancini

Roberto Mancini, Liverpool v Manchester City - Premier League
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Mancini has won two Serie A title with Inter Milan and an English Premier League title with Manchester City. Mancini is currently unemployed after agreeing to a mutual contract termination with Galatasaray. The former Inter manager is known for his defensive approach to the game, often opting to build his offense from the back.

4. Giovanni Trapattoni

Giovanni Trapattoni, Republic of Ireland v Estonia - EURO 2012 Qualifier: Play Off Second Leg
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4. Giovanni Trapattoni

Giovanni Trapattoni, Republic of Ireland v Estonia - EURO 2012 Qualifier: Play Off Second Leg
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Trapattoni currently manages the Vatican City national team. He has previously stated that he would coach the national team in retirement. Trappattoni has managed Juventus, Inter Milan and Bayern Munich, winning trophies for each team.

3. Zinedine Zidane

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3. Zinedine Zidane

Zindine Zidane, Levante UD v Real Madrid CF - La Liga
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Zidane has become synonymous with Real Madrid, but he became world class with Juventus. The French legend recently agreed to take over Real Madrid Castilla. Zizou has worked under Carlo Ancelotti, and if Juve were willing to take a chance Zidane could have been their man. The Frenchman might have been the new Conte.

2. Jupp Heynckes

Jupp Heynckes, Borussia Dortmund v FC Bayern Muenchen - UEFA Champions League Final
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2. Jupp Heynckes

Jupp Heynckes, Borussia Dortmund v FC Bayern Muenchen - UEFA Champions League Final
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Heynckes was an absolute maestro at Bayern Munich. With the Bavarian club forcing him out for the chance to sign Pep Guardiola, Heynckes could have been convince to take the helm at Juventus. The former Bayern Munich coach is a two-time Champions League winner.

1. Marcello Lippi

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1. Marcello Lippi

Marcello Lippi, FC Juventus v Notts County - Pre Season Friendly
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Lippi is an absolute legend at Juventus. He has led Juve to five scudetti, a UEFA Champions League title and led the Italian national team to the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Lippi is under contract with reigning AFC Champions League winner Guangzhou Evergrande until 2017. He would have no doubt led Juve to another Scudetto.