Lilian Thuram has become the latest former teammate of Antonio Conte to hail his success at Juventus.
The tactician has this month wrapped up his second consecutive Scudetto in Turin following his arrival in 2011.
“It is not a surprise for me that Conte has already won what he has,” the former French international, who spent five years at Juve before his 2006 exit, told Undici.
“When we were teammates, he was somebody who spoke few words but they indicated the right path to go down.
“He gave his all in training because he always wanted to win and that desire, along with an attractive game plan, has been transmitted to the Juventus of today.
“He’ll continue to get better and better and I hope that, in the future, he will be amongst the top Coaches in the world.”
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