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Chiellini – You are dead when you finish training with Conte
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Chiellini – You are dead when you finish training with Conte

  Giorgio Chiellini has claimed that Antonio Conte used to leave his players dead after training sessions while at Juventus. Conte has come under fire recently at Chelsea after his side received back to back pummeling in the Premier League However, the Italian manager had a very take over the successful spell with Juventus, winning the Serie A title three times which made him the favorite to manage the Italian national team before moving to Chelsea Chiellini who has remained influential in the Juventus team revealed the hectic and competitive atmosphere that was present in Juventus' locker room with his supposedly regressive training methods. READ: Talking points from the first round of the 2017/18 season He further stated that Conte acts like a police sergeant when he ...
Chiellini – Guardiolismo has ruined many Italian defenders
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Chiellini – Guardiolismo has ruined many Italian defenders

Giorgio Chiellini has opined that Pep Guardiola has ruined many Italian defenders with his style of football. He claimed that defenders could now spread the ball effectively but have forgotten the basics that the role demands. READ: YANNICK BOLASIE TO RETURN TO FIRST TEAM TRAINING WITH EVERTON “Guardiolismo has ruined many Italian defenders a bit,” said Chiellini. "Now defenders know how to set the tone of play and they can spread the ball, but they don’t know how to mark. Unfortunately, that’s the way it is. “When I was young, we used to do drills to get a feel for the man you were making. Nowadays, from crosses, Italian defenders – and I can only really talk for Italian defenders, I am only relatively interested about foreign players – don’t mark their man. “It’s a great pity...