Veteran midfielder Cesc Fabregas has revealed what life was like under Antonio Conte during his time at Chelsea. The Spaniard spoke to CBS Sports about Conte and what the Tottenham Hotspur players can expect from their new manager. According to Cesc Fabregas,Italian tactician Conte is a manager who’s highly demanding.
Conte is back on the Premier League stage once again following his appointment as the Spurs boss at the start of this month in the place of the sacked Nuno Espirito Santo. According to Cesc Fabregas, his management style is difficult and intense having experienced it at close quarters. Fabregas played under Conte during his two-year spell as Chelsea manager.
Fabregas won the Premier League title in his first season under Conte at Chelsea before he added the FA Cup title in the second and final season for the Italian manager at Stamford Bridge. Conte left Chelsea with a year left to run on his contract and he was involved in a messy dispute with the club over his compensation. In the end, the Italian was granted a compensationwhilehe was ineligible to work for the final year of his contract with the West Londoners.
Conte was appointed the Inter Milan manager shortly after he was free from his Chelsea contract. In his first season at the San Siro,he led the Nerazzuri to the Europa League final before they were beaten by Spanish La Liga outfit Sevilla. Inter Milan ended on the wrong side of a five-goal thriller. Contewas in the Inter Milan dugout as they lost 3-2 to Sevilla who are widely regarded as Europa League specialists. In his second season as the Inter Milan manager, Conte led the club to the Italian Serie A. He left the club in the summer with one year left on the three-year deal signed at the time of his appointment in 2019.