"I owe him a lot!" - reported Chelsea target comments on his relationship with Mourinho

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Napoli forward Jose Maria Callejon has spoken highly of Jose Mourinho amid speculation of a move to Chelsea.

With just four points dropped from 11 games this season, it's fair to say that it's all going according to plan for Jose Mourinho and his Chelsea side.

Nine wins have seen the Blues take control of the Premier League to date, with many pundits already suggesting that the title race is over, as nobody will be able to catch Chelsea over the course of the season.

New signings Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa have formed a simply sensational chemistry in the Chelsea attack, whilst fellow new arrivals Filipe Luis, Didier Drogba and Loic Remy have also contributed in smaller roles.

Despite arguably having the strongest squad in the division, Mourinho may look to add more new faces in January, just to keep his side fresh and add another element to his side ahead of the title run-in.

Many Blues fans want to see another winger added, with Mohamed Salah and Andre Schurrle both linked with New Year exits from Stamford Bridge.

In that case, Mourinho may well look to reunite with Jose Callejon. The Napoli forward has hit eight goals in 11 starts for the Serie A side, earning a call-up to the Spain side in the process.

The 27-year-old, who plays out wide or off the striker, worked with Mourinho at Real Madrid, and played a surprisingly high number of games despite the more illustrious team mates around him.

Clearly a big fan of the player, Mourinho has been linked with a move to sign Callejon for some time, particularly over the summer, and a £24m release clause has allegedly been placed in his contract at Napoli.

That may not be enough to deter Chelsea if Mourinho does want a reunion with the former Espanyol man, and Callejon has told Spanish press about his positive relationship with 'The Special One'.

"I owe Mourinho a lot," Callejon told Roja. "I spent some good years with him at Madrid, we won some trophies and I grew as a player. He was very demanding of me, but he was always very nice to me."

"I did not expect to hear from him after I left Madrid, but he phoned me when I became a dad," he added.

A good relationship between player and coach can be an important thing, and it seems that Mourinho and Callejon have a personal relationship too.

That will weigh into any decision Mourinho makes in the January transfer market if he wants to add another with winger, and Callejon figures to be near the top of his transfer wish list.

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