Tuesday March 11 2014
Maradona: Callejon? Madrid’s mistake

Diego Maradona has enthused at Jose Callejon’s work with Napoli, remarking that it was Real Madrid’s mistake to let him go.

The 27-year-old is enjoying a fruitful first campaign in Italy with the Partenopei, with 10 League goals to his name already.

For Napoli’s legendary No 10, Callejon’s impact does not come as a surprise.

“I believe that Napoli have gained a lot of things this year and amongst them is taking a player of the quality of Callejon from Real Madrid,” Maradona told N+ this week in a message relayed to the player during an interview.

“This is something that happens once in 100 years. He has made the right choice and is having a wonderful time.

“We Neapolitans are delighted that Real Madrid have made a mistake, preferring someone else.”

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