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Napoli winger Callejon rejects Atletico Madrid offer

Napoli winger Jose Callejon admits he resisted interest from Atletico Madrid earlier this summer.

Atletico offered €28 million for Callejon, which was turned down by Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis.

Callejon said: "My agent told me of this. I was glad [Napoli declared him untransferable] because I really want this shirt.

"I still have four years on my contract. I feel good, I feel the support of the people.

"And I'm a former Real Madrid man? Indeed…but never say never in football. In any case, I do not have a problem - with Benitez I have complete freedom and I do not want to give that up.

"Not even for Mourinho at Chelsea? No.

"My success so far? It is because I try to give 100 per cent and I feel the confidence around me. As it was with Mourinho, it now is with Benitez.

"His phone call last year was the turning point in my career. I needed continuity and he gave it to me. He gave me a dream."

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