Anyone who has watched Antonio Conte prowling up and down the touchline knows he’s not a man to be messed with.
He’s got the air of a man who’d fly off the handle and ruin your house if you beat him at Monopoly.
But that didn’t stop Jose Mourinho bringing up match-fixing allegations surrounding Conte after the Italian had claimed the Man United manager was suffering from dementia.
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Conte was given a four-month suspension while at Juventus after failing to report match-fixing during his time at Siena.
The 48-year-old was cleared of wrongdoing in 2016 but that seemed to have slipped Mourinho’s attention.
Given the way Conte reacted last time he talked about the allegations it’s probably sensible if Mourinho hires some bodyguards for the next few months.
As fate would have it Conte and Mourinho won’t have to wait too long to meet face to face again.
United host Chelsea in the Premier League on 25 February.
There’s never been a greater need for Sky Sports Bench Cam.
Just imagine Tyson Fury sitting in between Jamie Carragher and Thierry Henry, analysing the scrap between the pair.
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