Valencia captain Dani Parejo has said he declined the option of leaving the struggling La Liga side last month.
Last month, Superdeporte reported that Valencia were willing to sell the midfielder and planned to use the funds to buy new players.
Reports in Spain claimed Sevilla had rekindled their interest in signing Parejo, who has scored three goals and set up five more in 20 league starts.
But he told AS: "I could have left, but I didn't. I believed it wasn't the best for Valencia because we are...