Lavezzi to stay put

Argentine happy at Napoli

Lavezzi: Happy

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Napoli forward Ezequiel Lavezzi has reiterated that he has no intention of quitting the club for Chelsea.

The Blues' interest first emerged last month and his agent confirmed at that time he was not interested in leaving.

Now Lavezzi has confirmed he wants to remain in Naples.

"I want to stay. I know Chelsea have looked at me but this issue is for my agent and the club," he told the Gazzetta dello Sport.

"I don't believe there is any intention to let me go and I am pleased about that, I'm really happy at Napoli."

Lavezzi is hoping he can soon break into the Argentina squad - now coached by Napoli legend Diego Maradona.

"I dream of becoming a fixture in the national team even if I realise that we have many good forwards and the competition is ruthless. Napoli will have to help me with this," he added.