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Matteo Darmian gave Ryan Giggs inside information about Antonio Conte

The Red Devils defender is familiar with the Chelsea boss from his time managing the Italian national team.

And Giggs says he sought out the full-back to get inside information on the talented chief.

“When Conte was announced as Chelsea’s next manager in April, I asked Matteo Darmian how he thought his national team manager would adapt to the Premier League,” Giggs told The Telegraph.

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Antonio Conte took charge at Chelsea in the summer

“Matteo Darmian gave Ryan Giggs inside information about Antonio Conte”

“Matteo was pretty clear. He said that Conte would have no trouble at all with football in England.

“Watching Chelsea you can tell that his players have been very well-schooled in that 3-4-3 system.

“They know where they are supposed to be in all phases of the game.

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Ryan Giggs asked Matteo Darmian about Antonio Conte

“It was the same with the great United sides I played in.

“Over the years, you could hit a blind pass with confidence because you knew that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, or Ruud Van Nistelrooy or Patrice Evra would be there.

“We knew our system well.”

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/572846/Chelsea-Ryan-Giggs-Antonio-Conte-Man-United-news