- Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, was lucky he was not in his car when a training ground storm lifted a glass table top and crashed it
- The incident narrowly missed the club’s director of communications, Steve Atkins
- Conte has reacted to the incident saying Director Atkins is the more lucky one as he was close to the scene of the incident
Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has reacted to the news of his stationed car involving in an accident at the Chelsea training ground- regarding it as an 'incredible accident.'
NAIJ.com reported earlier today that the 48-year-old Italian manager was lucky he was not in his car when a training ground storm lifted a glass table top and crashed it at his car, causing thousands of pounds’ worth of damage to the car, as it narrowly missed the club’s director of communications, Steve Atkins who was close to the car when the unforeseen incident happened.
In a tweet credited to Goal reporter, Nizaar Kinsella, Conte believed Director Atkins was the luckier one as he was more close to the scene of the incident.
The tweet reads: " Conte on his car being damaged at the training ground: "It was an incredible accident, I think Steve was more lucky than me because his car was beside my car. I was having lunch when it happened. The wind brought a big piece of glass onto my car." #CFC
Conte shunned a luxury club car and opted instead for a modest car crossover to get him from A to B, as he lives just a mile or so from the training ground.
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It remained to be seen how this incident have affected the Italian manager as he prepares his side for a tricky home tie against former League winners Leicester City on Saturday, January 13.
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