Tales from the Top Flight

Can Juventus’ Allegri Replace Arsenal’s Wenger? – Arsenal Insider

This is the problem, however. If Arsenal hired Allegri, they’d replace a manager known for his intellect and player-friendly style with a similar style of manager. The biggest difference is Allegri can adjust his tactics and style to react to situations but this would not be the drastically different style that Arsenal need. The players… Continue reading Can Juventus’ Allegri Replace Arsenal’s Wenger? – Arsenal Insider

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Tales from the Top Flight

From the Touchline Article on Inter’s Gameplan Against Juventus

Stefan Pioli had a good problem on his hands. His Inter club was in form. The doldrums of earlier in the season were gone and the Nerazzurri had climbed to within points of a Champions League place. Standing in their way to reclaiming their usual spot as a scudetto contender was their nemesis Juventus. This… Continue reading From the Touchline Article on Inter’s Gameplan Against Juventus

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Why My Man-Crush Antonio Conte Will Thrive at Chelsea

Paolo Bandini at The Guardian has up the kind of piece I have always wanted to write, an excellent breakdown of the new Chelsea manager Antonio Conte. I have long been a Conte fan for a number of reasons: he managed by beloved Bari to their most recent promotion, he's a smart tactical manager, and he's not… Continue reading Why My Man-Crush Antonio Conte Will Thrive at Chelsea