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Antonio Conte refused to call off the training session despite the terrible conditions

Antonio Conte tests mettle of Inter Milan stars as Romelu Lukaku and Co set to work in torrential rain

  • Antonio Conte was filmed yelling at Inter Milan players during tough conditions 
  • Italian is known to be hard taskmaster and refused to call off training session 
  • Romelu Lukaku and Co set to work in the pouring rain on a sodden pitch 
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Antonio Conte enhanced his reputation as a hard taskmaster with a training session in torrential rain. 

His Inter Milan players looked soaked to the bone as they were put through their paces on Wednesday afternoon. 

Romelu Lukaku and Co ran as a group and then performed a number of drills despite the pitch taking an absolute beating from the downpour. 

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Antonio Conte refused to call off the training session despite the terrible conditions

Antonio Conte refused to call off the training session despite the terrible conditions

Sheets of rain came down as the Inter Milan squad were put through their paces on Wedesday

Sheets of rain came down as the Inter Milan squad were put through their paces on Wedesday

Sheets of rain came down as the Inter Milan squad were put through their paces on Wedesday

The club shared the footage on Instagram and Conte could be seen yelling at his group. 

The clip was captioned: ‘HARD WORK IN THE POURING RAIN! #Inter #ForzaInter #Training #Rain #Football’.

It seems Conte’s ruthless management is doing the trick for Inter so far this season and they look the most likely challengers to Juventus’ crown. 

The players looked completely soaked as they worked on a number of drills
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The players looked completely soaked as they worked on a number of drills

The players looked completely soaked as they worked on a number of drills

There was plenty of standing water on the turf and the pitch took a hammering

There was plenty of standing water on the turf and the pitch took a hammering

There was plenty of standing water on the turf and the pitch took a hammering 

But Maurizio Sarri’s side claimed a 2-1 victory against their challengers prior to the international break.

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And Inter have suffered another huge setback as Manchester United loanee Alexis Sanchez dislocated his ankle and sustained damage to a tendon with Chile.    

Sanchez could be sidelined for up to 12 weeks and Inter will be without the forward until the New Year.