Conte named Premier League manager of the month

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Conte saw his side pick up just one point in September, but after a tactical switch to the former Italy manager's preferred 3-4-3 formation, the club scored 11 goals and kept four clean sheets in October.

“It's a great honour and I will share this with my players and the club,” Conte told the Premier League's website (www.premierleague.com).

“It is the first time I work in another country with a different culture, and when you want to bring your own philosophy it is not easy, but now I am glad for this choice.”

Chelsea's upturn in form has helped them climb to second in the table, a point behind leaders Liverpool after 11 games.

Chelsea travel to face 15th-placed Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on Sunday.

Reuters

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