Inter star responds to Conte's sex advice

Serie A

Inter star Lautaro Martinez has responded to manager Antonio Conte's advice for the squad to take it easy in the bedroom this season.

The Nerazzurri boss has urged his squad to reserve their energy for the pitch as they challenge his former side Juventus for the title and compete in the UEFA Champions League.

Conte suggested that minimum effort should be used by the players in order to speed up their recovery processes after games.

"I advise my players to have sex for short periods, with the minimum of effort and use positions where they are under their partners," the Italian said, as per Football Italia.

"And preferably with their wives, because then you don't have to put in an exceptional performance."

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Martinez, who has been one of the standout performers under Conte this season admitted he found the amusing side to his manager's comments to the media.

 "Yes! [I found it funny]," he told DAZN when asked whether he saw the bright side to it and would adhere to the suggestion.

"We have to continue working hard in training. When we're at home, though, we have to rest... just like he says!"

Martinez has scored nine goals and registered three assists in 17 games across all competitions this season.