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Liverpool defender Skrtel: Napoli move never close

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel says a move to Napoli was never close.

Skrtel was linked with Napoli after their appointment of former Reds boss Rafa Benitez.

"My move to Italy has never been so close like they wrote in the papers. My name was associated with Napoli mainly for Rafael Benitez. He wanted to take me with him when he went to Naples.

"But when I spoke with Liverpool, the club always declared they had no intention to let me go."

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