Get breaking news alerts from myKhel

Fake Mourinho suffering from amnesia, blasts Conte

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte

Norwich, January 7: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has struck another blow in his war of words with Jose Mourinho, claiming the Manchester United boss is "suffering a bit of amnesia".

The Premier League rivals have been involved in a war of words after Mourinho's comments that he preferred to act more mature on the touchline were perceived as a dig at the Chelsea coach.

Mourinho intensified the spat following Manchester United's 2-0 win over Derby County on Friday (January 5), referring to Conte's ban over match-fixing allegations for which he was later acquitted.

Conte describes Mourinho as a 'fake' over Ranieri treatment

"I consider him a little man, I consider him a man with a very low profile," Conte said of Mourinho after his side's goalless FA Cup draw with Norwich City. "There is a story to speak for him and me.

"You can change the story, but you have to know the story very well before hurting another person. In the last period, he's suffering a bit of amnesia."

The 48-year-old Italian went further, questioning Mourinho's show of solidarity to Claudio Ranieri following the Italian's sacking by Leicester City in 2017, when he wore the initials 'CR' on his shirt.

"I remember for example, a stupid example with Ranieri, when he offended Ranieri for his English," Conte said. "Then when Ranieri was sacked he put on a shirt for Ranieri.

"You are a fake. I think you have good consideration for a person or not. It doesn't change your opinion to be more sympathetic or not.

"If you want to fight a person, you try to kill the person, and then after two years you try to help this person, because maybe it's good for you, your profile."

Source: OPTA

For Quick Alerts
Subscribe Now
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS
For Daily Alerts

    Story first published: Sunday, January 7, 2018, 4:00 [IST]
    Other articles published on Jan 7, 2018
    India's LARGEST EVER political poll. Have you participated yet?
    + More
    POLLS
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Mykhel sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Mykhel website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more