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Callejon happy in Naples

Napoli forward Jose Callejon has revealed the club turned down a big money offer for his services from Spanish giants Atletico Madrid this summer - and is pleased they did.

My agent told me about it.

I was glad (the bid was rejected) because I really want to play in this shirt and have another four years on my contract. I feel good here, I feel the affection of the people.

In football, never say never, but with (Napoli boss Rafael) Benitez I have my freedom and I do not want to give it up.

– Jose Callejon speaking to Gazzetta dello Sport

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Napoli keen on Mascherano

Javier Mascherano is a target for Barcelona. Credit: PA

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis says his club has joined in the race to sign Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano.

Mascherano has been strongly linked with a return to the Premier League, with his former club Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United reportedly keen to acquire the 29-year-old's services.

Read: Top transfer rumours

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