Paulo Dybala’s refusal to shake the hand of Massimiliano Allegri after being substituted in a 2-0 win over Sassuolo on Sunday has been played down by the Juventus coach.
Allegri dismissed the importance of this snub, however, insisting it is “normal” for a player to be angry about coming off.
“He was angry and this is normal because no one likes to go off,” Allegri told Mediaset Premium.
“He had a good performance but had less strength in his legs than [Juan] Cuadrado and [Mario] Mandzukic.
“Occasionally anyone can be angry with the coach.”
Dybala was withdrawn for Marko Pjaca 13 minutes from the end as Juve extended their lead at the Serie A summit to four points.