Antonio Conte v Maurizio Sarri – tale of the tape

Former Chelsea managers Antonio Conte and Maurizio Sarri go head-to-head in Sunday’s top-of-the-table clash between Inter Milan and Juventus in Serie A.


Here the PA news agency compares the two Italian coaches’ records and achievements.

CONTE/SARRI

AGE

50/60

PLACE OF BIRTH

Lecce/Naples

Sarri managed his hometown club Napoli for three years
Sarri managed his hometown club Napoli for three years (Scott Heavey/PA)

CURRENT CLUB

Inter Milan/Juventus

CLUBS MANAGED

7 (and Italian national team)/20

Conte managed Italy before joining Chelsea
Conte managed Italy before joining Chelsea (Mike Egerton/PA)

MAJOR TROPHIES WON AS A PLAYER

Eight/None

Conte was a midfield general for Juventus for over a decade
Conte was a midfield general for Juventus for over a decade (Owen Humphreys/PA)

MAJOR TROPHIES WON AS A COACH

Five/One

Sarri led Chelsea to Europa League glory
Sarri led Chelsea to Europa League glory (Bradley Collyer/PA)

GAME WINS AS MANAGER

252/380

Sarri leads Conte in terms of games won as a boss
Sarri leads Conte in terms of games won as a boss (Mike Egerton/PA)

WIN PERCENTAGE AT CHELSEA

65.1/61.9

Conte spent two seasons at Stamford Bridge
Conte spent two seasons at Stamford Bridge (Owen Humphreys/PA)

MOST EXPENSIVE PURCHASE AS MANAGER

Romelu Lukaku from Man Utd to Inter for £71.2million/Matthijs De Ligt from Ajax to Juventus for £76.95m

Conte lured Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United in the summer
Conte lured Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United in the summer (Martin Rickett/PA)

ANYTHING ELSE?

Banned for 10 months in 2012 for failing to report match-fixing, ban reduced on appeal to four months/Worked as a banker in London, Zurich and Luxembourg during his early career