Leclerc finished 2019 in first place in the drivers' championship, one place and 24 points ahead of Vettel in the standings.
The Monegasque ended the year with seven pole positions to his name, more than any driver on the grid and secured a memorable victory at the Italian Grand Prix, where he ended Ferrari's nine-year drought without a home victory at Monza.
Vettel's campaign has been beset with errors, and even talk hat the German may retire from the sport imminently, but Camilleri says the four-time world champion remains a guiding light for the younger driver.
"Drivers like Charles come up every 10 years or so," Camilleri told the Financial Times. "He's incredibly talented, focused and mature for his age. He's very grounded, he's improving.
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