Juventus vice president Pavel Nedved believes the club should be able to agree a contract renewal for coach Massimiliano Allegri after another successful campaign.
Having won the Serie A title and the Coppa Italia in each of his first two seasons in charge, Allegri has guided Juve to the top of the league table again, while the Bianconeri are into the final of the domestic cup and the semi-finals of the Champions League, where they will take on Monaco.
And Nedved was full of praise for the Juve coach at the Champions League last-four draw on Friday, insisting a new deal should be sorted without a hitch, despite reported interest from Arsenal.
"We want him - he's doing well and, at the last draw, I made clear that he's doing good work and we're happy to continue with him," Nedved, a 2003 European finalist with Juve, told Mediaset Premium.
"We want to continue with him and, on his part, he has to be happy and convinced to continue with Juve. We shouldn't have any problems [with a renewal]."
After being drawn against Monaco, Nedved praised his team's focus and expects them to progress at the expense of the Ligue 1 leaders.
"We're up against a young side who run a lot and have nothing to lose," he added. "When things are like that, it's always difficult.
"But I've seen the lads focused and they did not get carried away with their celebrations [after beating Barcelona in the quarter-finals]. Their focus is on going as far as possible, and I'm happy for them.
"When you get this far, it's hard to pick your preferred opponents. Difficulties lie everywhere and you can't get even one half wrong, never mind a full game.
"I just hope we are ready to fulfil our potential."
19. August 2017
|Australia 34 New Zealand 54: All Blacks run riot before Wallabies rally|
|Zidane open to new Real Madrid arrivals before transfer window closes|
|Hoeness slams Barcelona´s Dembele pursuit as ´the lowest class´|
|Mahmudullah overlooked as Bangladesh recall Nasir and Shafiul|
|Liverpool star Mane has Diouf dilemma|
|Nadal offers condolences to victims of Barcelona tragedy|
|Alexander-Arnold should expect to spend time on the bench - Klopp|
|Kyrgios on Nadal victory: These matches aren´t the problem|
|Sigurdsson feared Everton deal would collapse|
|All Blacks flanker Kaino returns to New Zealand|
|Machado´s walk-off grand slam lifts Orioles|
|Portland Timbers 2 New York Red Bulls 0: Hosts bounce back in MLS|
|Nadal fails to reach Cincinnati semis, Thiem falls to Ferrer|
|Pliskova set for Muguruza semi, Halep wins through|
|Kyrgios stuns Nadal in Cincinnati quarters|
|Mourinho has faith in Man United forward Martial|
|Nationals´ Scherzer on 10-day DL|
|Americans lead Solheim Cup 5.5-2.5 after dominating Europe on day one|
|Pochettino: No issue with Conte ahead of London derby|
|Simpson, Armour share Wyndham lead|
|Bonucci not crucial like Maradona, Messi or Ronaldo - Barzagli|
|Gasol ´may have to rethink things´ if Grizzlies don´t improve|
|Cardinals place Wainwright on 10-day DL with elbow impingement|
|Price not guaranteed to return to Red Sox this season|
|Chelsea are still title favourites - Mourinho cranks up mind games with former club|
|Jardim lauds record-breaking Monaco|
|Ancelotti wants Bayern improvement despite opening Bundesliga win|
|We need time - Conte calls for patience in pursuit of long-term Chelsea success|
18. August 2017
|I had the best seat in the house for Cook masterclass - Malan|
|Valencia sign defender Murillo from Inter|
|Rhinos hold off Saints in South Stand farewell, Warriors batter Devils|
|Burton Albion 2 Birmingham City 1: Sordell and Dyer spark second-half comeback|
|Klitschko´s retirement a ´massive´ disappointment for Joshua|
|Bayern Munich 3 Bayer Leverkusen 1: Debutants Sule and Tolisso net in rain-lashed Bundesliga opener|
|Metz 0 Monaco 1: Falcao´s late winner seals record-breaking victory|
|Nadal outbattles Ramos Vinolas to set up Kyrgios quarter-final|
|Is Sanchez another Sissoko? Tottenham record signings haven´t always fared well|
|Cook dazzles again as England dominate West Indies for 470-run lead|
|Barcelona to wear commemorative shirts in tribute to victims of attacks|
|Sanchez joins Mendy, Bonucci and Luiz on list of world´s most expensive defenders|
|Stosur pulls out of US Open with wrist injury|
|Matuidi delighted to follow French legends Zidane, Platini and Deschamps to Juventus|
|West Ham give Reid six-year contract|
|Roma and Inter competing for Sampdoria forward Schick|
|Ilonen brought back down to earth by Siem|
|UEFA charge Hajduk Split and Everton|
|England prop Marler signs Harlequins extension until 2021|
|Fiorentina loan Pezzella from Real Betis|
|Sanchez joins Tottenham in club-record deal from Ajax|
|Martin to join UAE Team Emirates from 2018|
|Draxler not trying to leave PSG after Neymar arrival, says agent|
|Valencia complete deal for Arsenal defender Gabriel|
|South Africa v Argentina: Everything you need to know|
|Matuidi seals €20m Juventus move|
|Bellamy backs Coutinho´s Barcelona wish as Liverpool reportedly reject new £114m bid|
|Rooney deserves more credit, says record Everton signing Sigurdsson|
|Allegri challenges Dybala: I want an extraordinary season|
|Vuelta a Espana: History-hunter Froome no longer the sacrificial lamb|
|Boateng completes Frankfurt move|
|Burke one of many Crystal Palace targets, reveals De Boer|
|Guardiola offers sympathies to ´beautiful´ Barcelona|
|Keizer expects Tottenham target Sanchez to leave Ajax|
|PCB refutes ´baseless´ Umar Akmal allegations|
|Neymar ´one more player´ for PSG boss Emery|
|Vuelta a Espana: Retiring Contador´s career in Opta facts|
|Chelsea boss Conte envious of Tottenham´s foundation|
|Evans is a West Brom player - No transfer plea from Man City boss Guardiola|
|Bakayoko in contention for hasty Chelsea debut at Spurs|
|Manchester United are no dream team, warns Mourinho|
|Jose Mourinho accepts defeat in hunt for fourth Manchester United signing|