Allegri denies money-laundering allegation

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri responds to the accusation of having violated the anti-money laundering rules. ‘I declare myself completely unrelated to any illegal or irregular activity’.

La Verita reports the coach is under investigation relating to violations of the anti-money laundering regulations and that Bankitalia is investigating some ‘suspicious transactions’.

The report reveals risk managers are looking into Allegri’s alleged expenses at two casinos abroad of over €350,000.

The newspaper writes further purchases made with a credit card reached almost €500,000 between July 2018 and August 2019.

Allegri has responded to the news with a statement: “With reference to the news published about me today, I declare myself with absolute firmness completely unrelated to any illegal or irregular activity and, even more so, to any violation of the anti-money laundering legislation.”