According to Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni, his coach Antonio Conte is the “Lionel Messi” of managers in the world.
Internazionale Milan new manager Antonio Conte is loving every minute with the Italian Lega Serie A club.
And for Nerazzurri defender Alessandro Bastoni this is because the coach is the “Lionel Messi” of managers.
“Everyone had spoken highly of Conte and I’ve only received confirmation of how great he is,” he told The Bleacher Report.
“As far as I am concerned, Conte is the Messi of coaches.”
Bastoni explained: “He is phenomenal, has exceptional footballing ideas and always wants to go on the attack.”
“The training schedule is very tough indeed, but so was Gian Piero Gasperini when I played for Atalanta.”
“The difference was that we were training in China over the summer and the humidity was incredible, so I admit that did make me suffer a lot,” he added.
“But when the quality level goes up, you must raise your game to meet it.”
“There’s no point denying it, we want to change the way the Serie A seasons have been going recently. We have the coach and the squad to do that, but must prove it one game at a time,” Bastoni concluded.
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