Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini revealed gamers had been left “useless” after coaching classes below Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte.
Conte is below fireplace at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea sitting fourth within the Premier League after back-to-back losses.
The 48-year-old spent three seasons at Juve – profitable the Serie A in every of these campaigns – and coached Chiellini throughout his time on the helm of Italy.
Chiellini, a 96-time worldwide, revealed simply how demanding Conte was, together with in coaching.
“It’s not solely within the match with Conte. It’s all day, each coaching session. He is sort of a police sergeant,” he advised the Day by day Mail .
“We felt one thing very particular in his ambiance, for 3 years with him at Juventus and two years within the nationwide crew.
“If you end coaching, you’re useless. Not drained – useless.”
Nevertheless, the 33-year-old defined that the gamers are keen to undergo all of it due to the big perception they’ve in Conte’s course of.
“You are able to do it solely since you imagine in what he does,” the centre-back mentioned.
“We had 40 days in France and it was like coming into one other world. You might be 100 per cent with him.
“He creates an environment, everybody provides power to one another. For certain he is without doubt one of the best possible.”
Conte’s Chelsea are again in motion in opposition to West Brom on Monday.