Connect with us

WITH two frosty handshakes, Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte seemingly drew a line under a feud that had become one of the most entertaining subplots of the Premier League season.

“I think that is what me and Antonio want to show to everyone,” Mourinho, the Manchester United manager, said after his team’s 2-1 win over Conte’s Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.

“The handshake before and after, I think is an example that everything in football you have to move (on) and respect each other.

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho, left, shakes hands with Chelsea's team manager Antonio Conte
Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho, left, shakes hands with Chelsea’s team manager Antonio ConteSource: AP
Round 28Brought to you by sportsbet

Mourinho and Conte, they are not two ordinary persons in football. We have a history, we have an image – I am happy with that.” Conte was less forthcoming “You wanted to see the handshake,” he told reporters, “and we did this.” Mourinho started the spat last month by saying he did not feel the need to behave like “a clown” on the touchline. Feeling that was a dig at him, Conte responded aggressively by suggesting Mourinho was suffering from dementia because of the Portuguese’s behavior on the touchline earlier in his coaching career.

Source link

Soccer

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer personally intervenes over Jadon Sancho deal

Published

on

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to sign Jadon Sancho in this summer’s transfer window.

Source link

Continue Reading

Soccer

Rio Ferdinand agrees with Man Utd transfer priority to help Ole Gunnar Solskjaer question

Published

on

Rio Ferdinand isn’t convinced that Victor Lindelof should be Harry Maguire’s centre-back partner at Manchester United next season.

Source link

Continue Reading

Soccer

Alvaro Morata issues Thomas Tuchel reminder of Chelsea's transfer priority this summer

Published

on

Alvaro Morata was substituted in the second-half as Spain failed to get the better of Sweden in their opening Euro 2020 contest.

Source link

Continue Reading

Trending