Shell Energy Entrepreneurs banner Yudala banner
Conte questions Mourinho’s sanity

By News Express on 05/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 374

•Chelsea boss Antonio Conte
•Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte suggested on Friday that Jose Mourinho has “senile dementia” and that the Manchester United manager is still focused on events at Stamford Bridge two years after he was sacked.

Mourinho, who had two spells as Chelsea boss and is Conte’s immediate predecessor, appeared to take a swipe at the Italian — and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp — for their antics in the technical area on Thursday, when he said he did not feel the need to behave like “a clown” on the touchline.

Asked about Mourinho’s comments on Friday, Conte used the Italian phrase “demenza senile” in relation to the Portuguese, which translates as senile dementia.

“I think he has to see himself in the past — maybe he was speaking about himself in the past,” said Conte. “Maybe, sometimes, I think that someone forgets what’s said in the past, which is his behaviour.

“Sometimes I think there is, I don’t know the name, but demenza senile… when you forget what you do in the past.”

Conte is in his second season as Chelsea head coach, as Mourinho is at United.

Mourinho was sacked by Chelsea in December 2015 and the Blues finished 10th, after which Conte guided them to the title in his first season as boss.

Conte added of the Portuguese: “There is a person that continues to look here. You understand? He went away, but he continued to look here.”

The Italian, whose side play at Norwich in the FA Cup third round on Saturday, described the verbal sparring between Premier League bosses as “very strange” but he also responded to comments from Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

Wenger accused Eden Hazard of diving to earn a penalty in Wednesday’s 2-2 Premier League draw, but Conte believes other decisions went the Gunners’ way and referred to previous meetings.

“I think if Arsene Wenger watched the game again, (he would) understand he was very lucky during the game with the referee’s decisions,” said the Chelsea boss.

“Don’t forget, in the last few games (with Arsenal) we finished the game with 10 men, when they won the FA Cup, the Community Shield. I think the referee’s decision(s) was a bit strange.

“If I want I can talk about refereeing decisions for one month. But I don’t want to do this. I think we must have respect for referees’ decisions.

“I think Wenger has to accept the decisions. He’s an old coach, he has a lot of experience, he won a lot. He has to continue to do what he did in the past.” (AFP)

Source News Express

Posted 05/01/2018 7:21:57 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Constitution Review: Senate begins debate on major parts...

Abia Guber Drama: I did not abscond —Chief...

Delta completes medal sweep, wins Eko 2012 National...

Nigeria needs a Daniel to deliver her from...

Nasarawa IDPs return home despite challenges

Enugu Assembly orders closure of market

Nigeria a better country with Ndigbo — Gowon...

Army, Police probe Government House shootout

Buhari’s aide assures youths of better deals ahead...

70,000 Kebbi farmers benefit from CBN loan scheme...

StarTimes boosts digital TV broadcasting in Abia

SEC, EFCC to partner on market policing

 

Latest News Igbo youths ban killer herdsmen in South East Stay away from disputed Effurun land, Reps tell Army Messi misses penalty as Barcelona suffer first defeat of the season •Atletico Madrid crumble at home Niger Delta Avengers set to resume attacks •Vow to be ‘brutish, brutal, bloody’ Access Bank approves paternity leave for male employees Alheri denies owing FG N27.2b over fibre optic agreement Oshimili North suspends NURTW activities, stops revenue collectors Buhari to lead Nigerian delegation to AU summit NAF pilots bomb Boko Haram vehicle workshop in Sambisa FG aims to raise N110b at bond auction NiMet predicts dust haze, cloudy weather, reduced visibility 12 killed, 48 wounded in Maiduguri suicide bomb attack

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (314,678 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (303,859 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (243,983 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (201,019 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (189,735 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (178,979 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (155,266 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (139,243 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (135,873 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (124,212 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (121,368 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (118,746 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (33) Business (2,852) Business Verdict (32) Columnists (790) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (200) Entertainment (431) Features (541) Global Business Monitor (222) International (1,743) Interviews (139) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (100) News (31,959) Opinion (864) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,351) Religion (666) Sports (1,406) Stock Watch (25) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN Banner advert

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Thierry Henry in Lagos Nigeria

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!