How were they like?
“Two drivers, on the pitch and in training. Two continuous examples for the team mates. And not just generous, aggressive, aggressive. They had tactical acumen and helped organize the game.”
Similar but different.
“Rino was better at interdiction even if he did not disdain the approach. While Antonio attacked the spaces with and without the ball, he closed the action and scored with his head and acrobatics”.
What is the style?
“Great dedication in the job, you don’t get lost in games of little use, the 4-3-3, a lot of concreteness and consistency. Antonio has chosen the 3-5-2 for years but I know he trains other tactical solutions too”.
Are they asking for advice?
“There is no need. We talk a lot. With Conte we often did it when he was coach, he told me his ideas. Gattuso had gone to see him in Naples before the virus … We talk to each other, I think they take my ideas into consideration” .
“Rino starts the lead, 1-0 in the first leg and the return home. But every day he will be repeating that the game is all to be played, there are no advantages or calculations to be made, one must be aggressive and not be wrong … And I’m sure Conte is doing the same. ”
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