Napoli striker Edinson Cavani says that he has asked his parents 'a thousand times' to stop discussing his future.
The 26-year-old had already been linked with a move to Manchester City before his mother claimed he had held productive talks with both City and Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Comments from his father then suggested Cavani had agreed to join Real, with the capital club apparently haggling over the striker's Â£54million release clause.
But Cavani, who scored 29 league goals for Napoli last season, called time on Tuesday on what he considers harmful interfering from his parents.
Quoted in La Repubblica, he said: "My father has talked about Real? I want to point out that these words are not coming from me.
"I've asked my parents a thousand times not to say any more. They can only hurt me.
"I belong to Napoli as it stands and that depends on the club. If another option presents itself, we will evaluate it."
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