Atalanta coach Conte calm about facing former club Juventus

Atalanta coach Antonio Conte is staying calm ahead of their clash with Juventus. Conte was mentioned for the Juve job after serving 13 years at the Bianconeri as a player.

Atalanta coach Antonio Conte is staying calm ahead of their clash with Juventus.

Conte was mentioned for the Juve job after serving 13 years at the Bianconeri as a player.

“I spent 13 years of my life at Juve and you don’t forget those easily,” said Conte.

“So many seasons in Turin forge an indelible mark on you. However, I want to do well at Atalanta and work with this club for a long time to come.”

That almost wasn’t the case, as Ciro Ferrara confirmed Conte had talks for the Juventus job in the summer.

“Once and for all I want to state I only had an informal chat and nothing more. I wish Ferrara, a man with whom I shared many great results, a world of success both in present and future.”

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