Lavezzi agent - No Barca move
Napoli striker said to be happy at San Paolo
Last Updated: April 28, 2011 9:12pm
Lavezzi: Wants to take Napoli into Champions League
Ezequiel Lavezzi's agent has denied the Napoli striker is a summer target for Barcelona.
The Argentina international has caught the eye this season, helping Napoli to third in Serie A and sparking interest from across Europe.
But the 25-year-old's agent, Alejandro Mazzoni, claims Lavezzi would rather stay with Napoli than link up with international team-mate Lionel Messi at Barca this summer.
"Lavezzi wants to take Napoli into the Champions League and maybe even play against Messi's Barcelona," Mazzoni told Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli.
"That would be great for the city and for everyone.
SKY SPORTS ON SKY There's more live football on Sky Sports than ever before, including the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, England away Euro 2012 qualifiers and La Liga. With four live Sky Sports channels, as well as Sky Sports News, you'll never miss a moment on Sky. Click here for more.
"Pocho (Lavezzi) and his team-mates want to play in the Champions League and there are just four games left.
"I haven't heard anything (from Barca). I was told things had been written on the internet but you can't trust what's on the internet."
Napoli are five points ahead of fourth-placed Lazio and if they hold on for third they will go straight into the Champions League group stage next season.
They have not played in Europe's premier club competition since 1990/91, when club legend Diego Maradona was their star man.