Antonio Conte insists his feud with Jose Mourinho is personal and he ‘won’t forget’ the comments made by the Manchester United boss.
The pair have traded barbs since the beginning of last season and have continued to fire a series of personal insults towards one another.
Despite most recently calling the Portuguese a ‘little man’, Conte denied the two managers had fallen out and maintained the pair did not need any intervention by the League Managers Association (LMA).
He said: “I think it’s not important, the association, you understand. It’s not important.
“He said serious words, he has used serious words.
“And I won’t forget this.
“This is not a problem for the club; it’s a problem between me and him. Now I stop. Stop.”
Mourinho seemed to bring the situation to the boil by referencing Conte’s involvement in match-fixing during his time in Italy.
The former Juventus boss was hit with a four-month suspension in the 2012/13 season for failing to report match-fixing at previous club Siena.
Yet despite the insults traded between the pair, the Italian is certain he does not have any regrets over what he said
“Do I have the look of a person with regret? I don’t think so,” said Conte.
“I think we both said things, and we’ll see what happens in future.”