Saturday February 26 2011
Di Natale: 'I rejected Juve for Napoli'

Antonio Di Natale reveals the real reason he turned down Juventus. “It would've been a betrayal to Napoli.”

The Udinese striker was to all intents and purposes sold to Juve over the summer, but terminated the talks by declaring he wanted to stay at the Stadio Friuli.

“Juventus wanted me very strongly, but I never could have accepted,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

“In the previous campaign, Napoli had asked for me, but I told President Aurelio De Laurentiis that I did not want to leave Udine.

“If I had then accepted Juventus just 12 months later, then it would've been a betrayal to Napoli, my hometown club.”

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