Conte vs Mourinho! Tension Rise Ahead of Chelsea, United Clash
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho claims he should complain publicly about injuries more often to earn sympathy in what appears to be another jibe aimed at Chelsea’s Antonio Conte.
Mourinho criticised the Italian last month after United’s Champions League win over Benfica, referring to manager’s who “cry” repeatedly about selection problems.
Tension between the two men has continued to simmer ahead of a crunch clash between the teams at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Claiming United have not received the credit they deserve for coping with a mounting injury list, he said: “It’s my fault because I should cry every week about our injuries and remind everybody, day after day or press conference after press conference.
“So it’s my fault. It’s my decision. It’s my way of dealing with problems. It’s my way of trying to motivate and respect and give confidence to the players that are going to replace those people. But maybe I have to reconsider my profile. I know that I moan about a lot of things but I don’t with injuries and probably I should.
“I think any other manager would be speaking about Pogba every day. ‘Oh, I don’t have Pogba. Oh, when will I have Pogba? Oh, 10 matches without Pogba. Oh, all the Champions League group phase without Pogba. Oh, all the big matches, against Liverpool, against Chelsea, against Spurs without Pogba. Oh.’ I don’t speak about Pogba one single time. It’s only when you ask me about his situation.”
Manchester United supervisor Jose Mourinho claims he ought to gripe freely about wounds all the more frequently to win sensitivity in what has all the earmarks of being another correspond gone for Chelsea’s Antonio Conte.
Mourinho scrutinized the Italian a month ago after United’s Champions League prevail upon Benfica, alluding to manager’s who “cry” over and over about choice issues.
Strain between the two men has kept on stewing in front of a crunch conflict between the groups at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Guaranteeing United have not gotten the credit they merit for adapting to mounting damage list, he stated: “It’s my blame since I should cry each week about our wounds and remind everyone, for quite a while or question and answer session after public interview.
“So it’s my blame. It’s my choice. It’s my method for managing issues. It’s my method for endeavoring to propel and regard and offer certainty to the players that will supplant those individuals. In any case, perhaps I need to rethink my profile. I realize that I groan about a considerable measure of things yet I don’t with wounds and likely I should.
“I figure some other manager would talk about Pogba consistently. ‘Gracious, I don’t have Pogba. Goodness, when will I have Pogba? Goodness, 10 matches without Pogba. Goodness, every one of the Champions League aggregate stage without Pogba. Goodness, all the huge matches, against Liverpool, against Chelsea, against Spurs without Pogba. Gracious.’ I don’t talk about Pogba one single time. It’s just when you get some information about his circumstance.”