Antonio Conte is regarded as a master tactician, his tactics at Juventus saw them become Italian champions in all three seasons he managed. While he was not blessed with the superstars he normally manages, his stint with the Italian national team, with their gritty performance in the Euros, earned him plaudits.
At the center of the tactics in these two managerial roles was the 3-5-2 formation. It is clear that he likes to play with two strikers up front. Even during Chelsea’s two pre-season matches, we saw Conte start with a 4-2-4 formation, where there were two forwards supported by a winger on each flank. And that is exactly why Conte wants to sign another world-class striker to partner Costa up front.
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