We all know how much “fitness” plays a role in professional football. But Antonio Conte seems to have taken that term to another level at Chelsea.
We have already heard stories about rigorous, double training sessions and the ban of sauce and pizzas from the Stamford Bridge canteen.
The results of all that have been pretty evident in the first few matches as the players have looked fitter and sharper than their opposition; pressing and putting pressure even in the dying minutes of the game while being disciplined and organized on the pitch.
Speaking to the media, Gary Cahill has praised Antonio Conte for the difference he has brought on at the Bridge with his new rules and regulations. Here’s what he had to say:
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