Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he “will not forget” his feud with Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho, adding that it is a problem between the two managers, not their clubs.
Mourinho continued the exchange on Saturday by saying he will never be “suspended for match-fixing”, having previously made a “clown” remark.
The Italian responded to Mourinho’s comments, calling him “a little man”.
“He used serious words,” Conte added in a news conference on Tuesday.
“I won’t forget this.”
Conte said he did not regret his “little man” comments and there was no reason for the League Managers’ Association to intervene.
“This is not a problem from the club, it is a problem between me and him. I stop,” he added.
Conte received a four-month suspension while at Juventus in the 2012-13 season for failing to report match-fixing at his previous club Siena.
In 2016, he was cleared by a court of any wrongdoing in the matter.
Mourinho’s match-fixing comments came after Conte had accused the Portuguese of forgetting his own antics in the past.
Conte had reacted angrily to Mourinho’s assertion that he did not need to act like a “clown” in his technical area, saying: “I think he has to see himself in the past – maybe he was speaking about himself in the past.”