Fiorentina, Callejon: ” Naples in the heart, but the cycle was over ”

FLORENCE – Callejon day at Fiorentina. The Spanish winger was officially presented at the Franchi stadium, arriving in purple on the last market day after Chiesa’s departure. First of all a memory of the 7 years I spent in Napoli: “I had a wonderful experience. I love Naples and I will love it forever. I was very well but in my opinion it was the point of making the decision to leave. It was difficult , I thought about it for a long time, but at the end of the lockdown I made the decision and I thought that the Naples cycle was over “.


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“Here I will find myself from God”

Naples is the past. Now in Callejon’s mind there is only Fiorentina: “I’m ready. I come with a great desire to do well, I make myself available to the club, the coach and my teammates. I like to work, to be 100% of my possibilities. . I have 34 years, experience and I hope to start playing strong as soon as possible. I talked to Ribery, I’m sure we will get along well together. I had many offers from many teams but Fiorentina was one of the ones I liked best. I have I talked to the sports director – he adds – and to the coach and in the end they managed to convince me. It was important to stay in Italy for me and for my family, I’m sure that in Florence I will find myself as God. ” Callejon does not feel he is the heir of Chiesa: “We are two completely different players. He is a very young player, he has his entire career ahead of us, I want to do mine. I want to convey that desire to win that has characterized my career, the desire to stay on track and not give up. I got along well with many coaches here in Italy, they all helped me to grow as a player and as a person. A dream? I would like to win a Scudetto. Here in Florence it won’t be easy but I want to take off the greatest number of satisfactions “.

Antognoni: “Eclectic player”

Giancarlo Antognoni was also present in the press room: “Josè Maria Callejon is an eclectic player, important for us, he can cover various roles from the half-court up. He can play the winger, the attacking midfielder and perhaps even the forward. One of his prerogatives are the players. assists, he’s an important player for a team both in terms of goals and assists. ” The Spaniard then closes by talking about Castrovilli: “I like him very much, he can become a top player. I really want to start”.


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