Manchester United manager was
responding to comments made by Conte earlierDO YOU NEED A JOB? IF YES, CLICK HERE
in the day in which he appeared to make
disparaging statements about Mourinho.
The Italian was even interpreted as suggesting
that the United manager may be suffering from
“dementia” after Mourinho had made a
reference, 24 hours earlier, to his own behaviour
and the fact that he no longer acts “like a
Initially, Mourinho appeared to be backing Conte
following the furore caused by his words on
Thursday – only then to make the reference to
“What has never happened to me and will never
happen is to be suspended for match-fixing.
That never happened to me and it will never
Conte was acquitted of sporting fraud charges
in 2016. Prosecutors had requested a six-month
suspended sentence following accusations he
failed to report episodes of match-fixing while in
charge at Serie B side Siena in 2011.
The former Italy manager – who has always
denied any wrongdoing – served a four-month
ban in relation to the affair in 2012.
But when mention was made of the accusations
against Conte, Mourinho said: “Did he? Not me.”