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HSV star Hakan Çalhanoğlu has revealed that he is unhappy at the club but wants to leave on good terms.
"They were shocked [Carl Jarchow and Oliver Kreuzer] when I told them that I wanted to go. They had not expected, because for them I was always the small, quiet Hakan," he told the Hamburger Morgenpost.
"Mr. Jarchow had a bet with newspaper reporters that I would stay with HSV if we got relegated.
"I thought that was disrespectful. I gave everything for HSV and he made bets about my future.
"I came here great hope, but I lost it. The coaching change, the whole discussion. For me as a young player that was hard to deal with."
The 20-year-old also commented on speculation linking him with Bayer Leverkusen.
"I'm sure I can be much stronger there [Bayer Leverkusen]. I just want to get as far as Ronaldo or Messi. I also want to be a world star, talks about everything.
"But firstly I want to leave HSV on good terms."
The Turkish international has been linked with Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen.
Arsenal and Liverpool have made enquiries for Çalhanoglu in January however, the deal fell through after the young midfielder extended his contract with HSV.
HSV sporting director Oliver Kreuzer confirmed interest from the Premier League clubs.
"We have had a lot of contact, Arsenal and Liverpool are interested," Kreuzer told Bild.
The Turkish international established himself as a first team player at HSV scored 11 goals in his breakthrough season.