Mourinho, who won the league title three times in two spells with the Blues, is facing a battle to help Manchester United finish in the top four.
And the Portuguese tactician appears to be jealous of all the adulation Conte has been receiving.
“My team is playing very well but for many, many years in my career, especially in this country, when my teams were ruthless and phenomenal defensively, and very good in the counter attack, I listen week after week that it was not enough in spite of winning the title three times,” Mourinho said.
Jose Mourinho's men face a fight to finish in the top four
Jose Mourinho feels like he should get the same praise as Antonio Conte
Manchester United player ratings against Leicester
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David De Gea – 7
It looks like this season to be phenomenal defensively and good in counter attack is art
“It looks like this season to be phenomenal defensively and good in counter attack is art, so it was a big change in England.
“But my Manchester United, I don't want to change the profile of our play, this is the way the fans want us to play, this is the way the club wants us to play.
“But I also don't want to be a manager of a team who plays very well, creates a lot of chances and doesn't win matches. We need to score goals.”
United face Watford next on Saturday (3pm).