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Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte dominate Sunday World back page

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As Manchester United's prepare for their latest showdown with Chelsea at Old Trafford, the club's duelling managers Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte dominate the Sunday World back page.

With Conte admitting he fears United may take a physical approach to stop his star man Eden Hazard, Mourinho has opened up over his frustrations with the adulation flowing in the direction of his successor at Chelsea.

The coach who led Chelsea to their last Premier League crown in 2015 will aim to halt the Blues' march towards their latest title on Sunday, yet it seems he is a little jealous of the praise being lavish on Conte and his former players.

“When I was winning titles with Chelsea you were criticising the style of play. At the moment you don’t do it,” stated Mourinho, who will look to avenge two defeats against his former team in the third meeting of the season.

“Now to be the best counter-attacking team in the country is not to be criticised; it is an amazing thing.

"The best team at the end of the season is the one who is champions and we are far from it.

“I don’t know how many points we are from Chelsea but it is obvious that this season they are a much better team than us.”

Elsewhere in a packed Sunday World sports section, Kevin Palmer has exclusive interviews with Graeme Souness, Michael Ballack and Paul Merson, while John Aldridge's weekly column as he previews Liverpool's game at West Bromwich Albion.

Ken Lawrence speaks to former Man United midfielder Owen Hargreaves about the criticism flowing in Paul Pogba's direction, with Roy Curtis offering sympathy and scorn for Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

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