Wenger attacks Mourinho after the Portuguese denied targeting Conte in recent interview.


Jose Mourinho removes self from spat with Antonio Conte, saying he never targeted the Chelsea head coach.

But Wenger has come out to say the United Manager is always targeting managers in the Premier league.

Mourinho and Conte were involved in a war of words after the United boss criticised coaches who “cry” about injuries, a jibe the Italian thought was directed at him.

“I don’t know why he speaks to me but that is no problem or maybe it is not his fault and it is the journalists’ fault when they pass to him the wrong message,” Mourinho said.

“There are managers all over the world that by philosophy they prefer to speak about injuries, they prefer to try to find the excuse of a hypothetical failure based on injuries.

“Since last season we had big injuries and last season you know that without [Romelu] Lukaku, Zlatan [Ibrahimovic] was even more important for us and [everyone knows] what [Paul] Pogba means for us.