Chelsea’s Antonio Conte: I never, ever, ever train for the counterattack


• Conte responds to José Mourinho’s insinuations that Chelsea are defensive
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Antonio Conte has responded to José Mourinho’s insinuations that Chelsea are a defensive team by offering an insight into his methods on the training ground and insisting that he is not a coach who focuses on counterattacking football.

Mourinho recently said he has spotted a change in England, wryly noting: “It looks like this season that to be phenomenal defensively and good in counterattack is art.” The Manchester United manager, whose style of play has often been criticised for being too negative in the past, has appeared to be frustrated by the plaudits for Conte, despite not mentioning the man who now occupies the role he once had at Chelsea by name.

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Source: Football News
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