Conte has talked about the possibility of signing the Spurs midfielder, whose contract expires in the summer. Eriksen has been linked with a move away from Tottenham since the summer and finally looks to be on his way out of the north London club.
Conte is reported to have said: "Eriksen? We have to go to people who have already had a career, who are at the end of their contracts."
And in true Mourinho style, the Portuguese manager reignited his feud with Conte, criticising the Inter boss for discussing the midfielder publicly.
Jose Mourinho is NOT happy with Antonio Conte's comments about Christian Eriksen 郎— Goal (@goal) January 18, 2020
"He is very positive that Eriksen is coming to Inter.
“We shouldn’t speak about players from other clubs until they become our players." pic.twitter.com/LNKIYd2lg6
"I think Antonio, I think Antonio. I think it was publicly. He is very positive that Eriksen is coming to Inter," Mourinho told UK newspapers, via The Guardian.
The Portuguese coach concluded, "We shouldn't speak about players from other clubs until they become our players.
Inter have reportedly offered €10m (£8.5m) for Eriksen and they are prepared to go higher, with sources in Italy claiming a deal has been agreed at €15m. However,