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The Godfather: Antonio Conte's Nerazzuri 3-5-2 by Boroboy

Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte is often referred to as the 'Godfather' during his managerial career. Conte is highly demanding of his players with his teams being highly efficient and built on unity and hard work. His teams are usually greater than the sum of their parts and any player who doesn't buy into this approach is shown the door.

As a player, Conte spent the bulk of his career playing for Juventus, he was a key part to the success of the club winning 5 Scudettos, a Coppa Italia and the Champions League. He also represented the national team on 20 occasions in a period which saw Italy finish runner up in the 1994 World cup and Euro 2000.

After retiring, Conte went into coaching first being an assistant manager before becoming a manager in his own right. He achieved promotion with Arezzo and Sienna in Serie B the latter earning him his first big role as Juventus came calling in May 2011. He would help rebuild the club back to past glory after their demotion due to the match-fixing scandal. In his first season, he guided the Old Lady to the summit and oversaw a period of domestic dominance which he now seeks to break with Inter.

After winning three Scudettos with Juventus, the Godfather took the national job and led Italy to the semi-finals of Euro 2016. On its conclusion, he moved to England returning to club management with Chelsea. In the early part of the season, Conte used a 4-3-3 system however after 3-0 defeat to Arsenal he reverted back to a shape more familiar to him the 3-4-3 with two holding midfielders. Chelsea then romped to the Premier League title before adding the FA cup a year later.

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