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Callejon closes on Napoli record

Napoli forward Jose Callejon will join Diego Maradona in the club's record books on Wednesday if he scores at Atalanta.

The Spaniard has found the back of the net in his team's last five league games and another goal in Bergamo would see him equal Maradona's mark of scoring in six straight league games, which he managed in the 1987-88 campaign.

Callejon, who joined Napoli from Real Madrid in 2013 and has scored 27 times in 65 appearances, has proved a lucky charm for Rafa Benitez's side.

Napoli have yet to lose a game when Callejon scores.


Mellon looking to learn

Shrewsbury boss Micky Mellon admits he might be "Special Brew" to Jose Mourinho's "Special One" but believes Town can give Chelsea a cup hangover.

The Shrews host the Barclays Premier League leaders in the Capital One Cup fourth round on Tuesday aiming for one of the competition's biggest shocks.

If he's the Special One, I'm more Special Brew. It'll be terrific to have Jose here.

I'm determined to get everything we can as a football club.

I want to learn everything about how the best in the business operates.

If we can take anything from that and make this wonderful football club better.

Then I'm determined to that, I want to take any opportunity to move us forwards.

Jose deserves and probably loves his nickname.

– Micky Mellon

Lambert calm over lack of goals

Paul Lambert is not losing any sleep over the collective lack of goals from his team and insists he boasts enough striking talent to turn things around.

The Aston Villa boss saw his side slip to a 2-0 reverse at QPR on Monday evening, a fifth straight Barclays Premier League defeat.

I tend not to get them down on that.

They will come out of the traps on Sunday (against Tottenham) and I know we are going to be alright in that department because when Benteke gets up to speed and, with (Gabriel) Agbonlahor, (Andreas) Weimann, (Charles) N'Zogbia and (Darren) Bent, there are guys there with goals in them and it will happen.

My main concern was we had that much of the ball that we had to score with it, but you have to defend when you are on top.

Benteke's injury was really severe and that was only his second game. It is a long time out and he might take six or seven games to get up to speed. There are signs that he is getting there.

– Paul Lambert


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