'Napoli are like Barcelona' - Allegri welcomes perfect Champions League preparation for Juventus

Despite only having four matches left to play this term, the Bianconeri can still win three trophies, starting with the Coppa Italia on Wednesday

Massimiliano Allegri sees Wednesday'sCoppa Italia clash with Napoli as the perfect preparation for Juventus' Champions League tie against Barcelona as he feels the twoare similar.

Juventushavea 3-1 lead from the first leg of the semi-final tie as they prepare to take on Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo for the second time in four days after recording a 1-1 draw in Serie A at the weekend.

"Napoli are a team that play in a similar way to Barcelona, making Wednesday's game an even more important test," said Allegri, whose side face Barca in the last eight of the Champions League this month.

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"We will need to scorein order to be sure of reaching the Coppa Italia final.

"We want to reach our third straight final and we are in a great position to do so.

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"We are in a great position on all fronts with just a couple of months of the season left.

"Juventus have achieved a great deal in recent years. We have earned the respect of the rest of Europe."

Allegri plans to make a number of changes to his starting XI for thematch as he looks to rest some key players.

"There could be seven or eightchanges comparedto Sunday's line-up. After all, we are playing every threedays at present," he added.

"Neto will definitely play, but I still need to decide about the others.

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"[Paulo] Dybala and [Juan] Cuadrado are both available.

"It is unlikely that [Mario] Mandzukicwill play.Any one ofAlex Sandro, [Stefano] Sturaro orCuadrado could come in to replaceMario."

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