Antonio Conte can be accused of many things; being obsessed with climbing the managerial ladder is not among them.
On July 15 he resigned his post as Juventus manager despite three straight Serie A titles and the prospect of more. On Tuesday, 35 days later, he put pen to paper to become the Italy boss.
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