“This will be the toughest year. Every team is strengthening, and after last season when Leicester won, every team wants to be better. The big teams want to be good again.
“You could play very well and still be only in fourth place. We just have to go game by game. Every game will be a different story.”
Conte has been playing an attacking style in the USA, but switched to a more orthodox 4-1-4-1 system when Kante came on – the system he will probably employ in the Premier League.
But Ivanovic revealed that the passion Conte shows on the touchline is evident in training as well.