Date:13th May 2014 at 2:21am
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Antonio Conte wants Juventus to invest in new Champions League quality players but failure to do so could lead to his departure.

The tactician’s future with the Bianconeri is unclear as he has made a series of cryptic press conferences since Juve were crowned Serie A champions for the third time in a row.

“I generally don’t agree with taking a sabbatical, but if there wasn’t a unity of ideas, then I would leave with great affection and respect,” he told reporters on Sunday.

“I would then evaluate other offers that intrigue me.”

Tuttomercatoweb reported prior to Sunday’s win over Roma that Conte wants Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid for his squad next year. The Argentine midfielder has attracted the interest of Arsenal and Manchester United and is rumored to be on his way out of Madrid this summer.

Juventus need one point in this weekend’s match against Cagliari to become the first club to achieve 100 points in a season. Juventus have also won three straight scudetti under Conte, but failed to advance past the group stages of this season’s Champions League.

On achieving more in Europe next season, he told reporters: “I cannot sell false hope to the fans, as I am a realist and need to point out that it’s very difficult to do better than that.”

“I won [the Champions League] as a player and one day I want to win it as a coach,” he said. “But if you ask me if it’s possible to do this with Juventus, I would say no.”

Conte’s status in 2014-2015 is still unknown as the cub and manager are due to meet to discuss these issues. When asked about his status this weekend, the coach told Sky Italia, “”There will be clarity regarding my position at Juventus over the next few days.”