Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho hit out at Antonio Conte for speaking publicly about Inter's pursuit of Christian Eriksen, report agencies.
Eriksen, 27, is out of contract at Tottenham at the end of the season and has been heavily linked with a move to the Serie A side.
Mourinho reignited his feud with Conte as speculation continues over Eriksen, criticising the Inter boss for discussing the midfielder publicly.
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."
"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.
"We shouldn't speak about players from other clubs until they become our players. You ask me about Gedson [Fernandes] since the moment Gedson's name was on the screen and I told you nothing.
"You protect everybody. Is it a question of respect? I don't want to give you a headline. That's up to you.
"If Inter are confident, they are confident because they are ready to make us an offer, which didn't happen yet.
So when I see people speaking, especially people with responsibilities, I am a little bit surprised."