Giorgio Chiellini believes that had he no longer been on holiday, Antonio Conte ‘don’t have left’ Juventus that summer season.
In the most recent section from autobiography, ‘Io, Giorgio’, the Juve captain recounts trainer Antonio Conte leaving simply two days into pres-season, 2014.
“I believe Conte went that approach for the reason that outdated guard weren’t there,” wrote Chiellini, relating to the BBBC of Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli and Gigi Buffon.
“We had been on a longer holiday after the International Cup in Brazil, he used to be fired up, aggravating, and all it took used to be a few moments for the entirety to after all ruin.
“Antonio is a ‘fiery’ persona, however I’m satisfied that if we had all been there, he would’ve stayed. Having stated that, taking a look again, he must’ve left in Might that 12 months, which might’ve been a extra becoming finish to his time at Juventus.
“Conte is among the greats, however he bleeds you dry, he had were given the entirety out people and reached the top, simply as Allegri did closing 12 months.
“It used to be extra the top for Conte than for Juventus. He had most effective made up our minds to stay out of affection for Juve, however then misplaced his mood two months later when his key avid gamers weren’t ready to interfere. If Leo, Andrea, Gigi and I were there, we wouldn’t have let him cross.
“Not anything particular took place, there used to be no argument or perhaps a bodily altercation with President Andrea Agnelli, after all no longer. It’s simply that issues end, simply as with Beppe Marotta and Allegri.”