ROME (Reuters) – Manchester City lawyer and board member Alberto Galassi on Thursday dismissed rumours coach Josep Guardiola moving to Juventus FC.
Galassi told Sky Italy television station that reports of the Spanish manager leaving City for the Italian Serie A champions was “nonsense”, adding that Guardiola wanted to remain in Manchester.
Shares in Juventus gained more than 3% on Thursday. Traders said the stock was supported by rumours of Guardiola as the new coach.
(Reporting by Angelo Amante, editing by Gavin Jones)