The scandal in Italy, in which Juventus coach Antonio Conte and several other persons was directly involved in football phenomenon from the Boot, reached the final stage.
Antonio Conte’s case was complicated by recent appearances, the coach is now accused that he knew about the arrangements from Italian football, but didn’t denounce anyone. For complicity he could be excluded from football for three months. Thus, the two counts Conte is involved, match-fixing and complicity , could bring a maximum penalty of six months, 3 months for each count.
Juventus coach was questioned today, and the Italian press says that the Old Lady’s technician will be suspended three months. Conte will serve “the punishment” between August 1 and November 1, and will return on the bench in the derby match between Juventus and Inter, scheduled on November 4. The punishment also applies to international matches, so Antonio Conte will not be on the bench in the first matches of the UEFA Champions League group stage.
His place will be taken by assistant coach Marco Baroni. Baroni’s first test will be the Italy’s Super Cup against Napoli. Interestingly, the last trophy won by Baroni is the Italian Super Cup in 1990 while playing for Napoli. He then played against Juventus.
In case of Bonucci not yet taken any decision.