"I prefer to behave the way I am doing it, much more mature, better for my team and myself, I don't think you have to behave like a insane guy on the touchline to have that passion". When they won the FA Cup and Community Shield, I think the referee decisions were a bit odd, you understand? Conte and Mourinho will meet again on February 25th as this should be a heated game as well.
It is the latest run-in between the Italian, whose side play at Norwich in the FA Cup third round on Saturday, and Mourinho, who took exception to Conte rousing the Stamford Bridge crowd when Chelsea beat United 4-0 last season.
"What never happened to me and will never happen to me is to be suspended for match-fixing, that never happened to me and will never happen".
"Honestly. I don't blame him, I think the press should apologise to me and him". The question that comes to him comes to him wrong and because of that he has that out-of-control reaction.
"I don't blame him", he had said. But I don't blame him at all. "I see myself here (after three years), is just a question of (whether) the club. are all happy with my contribution and they want me to stay beyond the end of this contract". Probably the journalist wanted to say that but didn't have the courage so he said, "Mourinho said you behaved like a clown".
"So I don't blame the Chelsea manager at all and I understand the reaction but I was talking about myself by saying that I don't need to behave like a clown to show passion". And then the question to the Chelsea manager was like I told [them] that he behaved like a clown.
"If you want to ask me directly, which I suppose you want (to), if I see myself next season in Manchester United, I say I see myself (here)". Everybody wants to have a week of good training, good facilities, sun.
The Rams, second in the Sky Bet Championship, managed to frustrate United for 84 minutes before Lingard's wonder goal broke their resistance.
But after Conte earlier on Friday said that Mourinho was showing signs of "senile dementia" in forgetting incidents of high emotion in his own past, the Manchester United made his feelings on the matter known.
United are 15 points behind league leaders City in second position and suffered a shock League Cup exit last month and Mourinho's growing frustration at his team's inconsistent form has been noticeable, leading to reports of his exit.