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In terms of youth, he didn't really promote anyone of note into the senior team, Italy is infamous for developing players slower than other countries, where 21-22 year olds are still looked at as "youth", we complain a lot about our primavera if you read up on our forums.

I suppose he gave Pogba (who If I remember correctly was signed with the primavera in mind) his opportunity to play significant minutes in his first yesr. But thats likely down to the fact that Pogba is a once in a generation type player :lol:. I suppose with that it mind, you could say that with Conte "if you are good enough then you sre old enough."

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Hello, I am a Juventus italian fan and maybe I can help you to understand which kind of coach Conte is...(sorry for my english, I hope you will understand) When he arrived in Juventus, he fo

I think the fact that we stuck to our principles, pressing them high up the pitch in spurts throughout the game and more importantly, passing out from the back, even with a few mistakes (note - it goe

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21 minutes ago, Sivori said:

 

In terms of youth, he didn't really promote anyone of note into the senior team, Italy is infamous for developing players slower than other countries, where 21-22 year olds are still looked at as "youth", we complain a lot about our primavera if you read up on our forums.

 

I suppose he gave Pogba (who If I remember correctly was signed with the primavera in mind) his opportunity to play significant minutes in his first yesr. But thats likely down to the fact that Pogba is a once in a generation type player :lol:. I suppose with that it mind, you could say that with Conte "if you are good enough then you sre old enough."

Sounds pretty much what we were thinking already. I think one of the main strengths of his is the one we need most which is motivation. The atmospgere got so heavy with the seig mentality and different things whether they were Mous fault,the pllayers giving up,no new blood,mo rotation,using players that needed to be put down. There was a bunch of reasons.

Conte to me is like a breath of fresh air. It sounds like he has the respect of the majority of his players with various saying they would goto war  for him whether these were world class players or not. They did give what they could for him

We need this. We have some lazy gits playing for us and I want him to work the lads till they bleed.

I just hope he gets this own team with him and is allowed by Roman to be his own man and stay out of the changing room.

We shall see. I'm optimistic.

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5 minutes ago, xPetrCechx said:

Conte: 'We know what this team needs. Me and the club are on the same line. We know what to do to improve this team.' #CFC

'We prefer to wait and take the right player, rather than take a player with emotion.' #CFC

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Good to hear, just wished they didn't rush some of the loans out already :P

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20 minutes ago, Chelsea4 said:

THIS! We are in good hands.

Conte:“I really appreciated the effort of all the players. We have to work on a tactical level and find the right solutions for this team.

“We certainly need to work and shake out some skeletons from last season, that is without doubt. In some situations, especially at the start, the team was very deep and too defensive. That’s not what Chelsea are about.

“We need to change the mentality in that sense, but I have at my disposal a group of lads who are ready to work.”

 

I noticed that too. The first ten minutes Chelsea was letting Vienna dictate the pace and hold possession. There was no pressure on them at all, they could do as they pleased. Then after Costa thew his little tantrum to the official  we began pressing and forcing turnovers and holding possession of our own.

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I'm a Juventus supporter and guys, let's calm down. Conte never won a single pre-season match. Never. He uses them to try out new things. Believe me, he will do good

A Random Juve Fan.

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For more proactive football, we seriously need a whole new back 4. Not sure if even Azpilicueta is good enough for that. Or if Zouma's ball playing capabilities are too limited for that. But at least, that means a new LCB and a new LB. At least.

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4 hours ago, kellzfresh said:

 

Conte: "I think that Kante can give a lot to Chelsea. To enforce a zone very important for us. We want to play with 2 central midfielders."

I really, really hope he means 2CMs in a 4-2-4 and not a 4-2-3-1. And I hope with "We" he means himself and his assistants, and not himself, his assistants, and whoever was already at the club.


We seriously need new defenders if we don't want to be so deep and defensive all the time, or we'll see this "pre-season" for the whole the season.

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1 hour ago, Blue_Fox_ said:

I really, really hope he means 2CMs in a 4-2-4 and not a 4-2-3-1. And I hope with "We" he means himself and his assistants, and not himself, his assistants, and whoever was already at the club.


We seriously need new defenders if we don't want to be so deep and defensive all the time, or we'll see this "pre-season" for the whole the season.

i think Bonucci would be a great signing, just what we need in defense, and Zouma will be like a new signing once he returns from injury, let´s hope.

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7 hours ago, Johnnyeye said:

i think Bonucci would be a great signing, just what we need in defense, and Zouma will be like a new signing once he returns from injury, let´s hope.

Bonucci is not coming, sadly. Never was going to happen. One of Koulibaly or Mustafi and Rodriguez for the LB would do.

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15 hours ago, xPetrCechx said:

I'm a Juventus supporter and guys, let's calm down. Conte never won a single pre-season match. Never. He uses them to try out new things. Believe me, he will do good

A Random Juve Fan.

I don´t read too much in to pre season, the main thing is to try tactics, and to get the players mentally and physically ready for the start of the season.

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1 hour ago, kellzfresh said:

I saw this too from a Juve fan on another forum:

Skeleton or not, you won’t enjoy watching Conte’s team in pre-season. He will run them ragged with double seasons daily to improve their fitness.. He lost his very first pre-season with Juve too, and won a couple with uninspiring 1-0s. Be prepared for a shock. You will see a completely different Chelsea against West ham on the first day of the season in comparison to what you’ll see during the pre-season. I still remember the first game of the season against Parma, 90 minutes of tireless non stop attack.

Juve's pre-season results in Conte's first season hardly looks as bad as that Juve fan suggested.

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His last season at Juve though...

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I never expected any results from pre season to be honest.

With lads not back from Euros, new signings not in yet, Conte only at his new job 2 days before st one. theres been no training as such yet. No work at all with formations or experimenting

This mess isn't going to be sorted over night no matter who we sign or which manager is in charge

BUT IF Conte is given the time and support from Roman and US (plus sorts out our fuckin defence) then I think we have got,are getting and will get the manager and players to be good for years to come.

 

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48 minutes ago, Jason said:

Juve's pre-season results in Conte's first season hardly looks as bad as that Juve fan suggested.

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His last season at Juve though...

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Players weren't coming back from an international tourney then either. 

This is a different circumstance and one that you have to take in stride.

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47 minutes ago, Jason said:

Juve's pre-season results in Conte's first season hardly looks as bad as that Juve fan suggested.

His last season at Juve though...

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Italy didn't play well during Conte's friendlies too, he was experimenting here and there, but they were different during euros.

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