The Italian midfielder’s top legal representative has sparked talks about a possible move away from Stamford Bridge
Jorginho “wants to return to Italy”, according to his agent Joao Santos, who said the Chelsea star was interested in Juventus, Inter and Milan.
Chelsea paid £ 50 million ($ 69 million) to bring Jorginho to Stamford Bridge from Napoli in July 2018, and he has since established himself as a key member of the squad.
However, the Italian midfielder is expected to return to Serie A this summer, with his agent now claiming he would welcome the chance to start the next chapter of his career at home.
What has been said?
Santos informed Radio Kiss Kiss on Jorginho’s transfer wishes: “He wants to return to Italy: if Napoli have the desire to bring him back into the squad, we will be ready.
“He costs 50 million euros and still has a two-year contract. I think [Roman] Abramovich will propose an update soon.
“You? [Fabio] Paratici knows football. He is not only interested in the Bianconeri, but also in Inter and Milan. “
What did Jorginho say about his future?
Jorginho has admitted that returning to Italy at one time held a huge appeal to him, has been asked if he plans to serve a second spell at Napoli following Chelsea’s 2-0 win against Porto in the Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.
“I have had an incredible experience and I really like this city and the fans,” said the 29-year-old. “Now, to be honest, I don’t think about it because my concentration is on Chelsea, but if there is a possibility, one day, you don’t know when, to come back, of course I would.”
Jorginho’s record at Chelsea
Jorginho has made 128 appearances for the Blues to date, scoring 16 goals and also providing four assists.
The Italy international helped Chelsea win the Europa League in his first season at the club, and also won runners-up medals in the FA Cup and Carabao Cup.
Jorginho has enjoyed an important role in Thomas Tuchel’s setup since the German’s arrival at Chelsea in January, and his continued presence could be crucial to their chances of finishing the season with trophies – with the Champions League and FA Cup still in the pipeline. reach.
Speculation about the former Napoli star’s future is likely to increase at the end of the season, despite the fact he is contracted to remain in west London until 2023.
Chelsea have yet to open talks with Jorghino regarding a contract extension, and their determination could be tested if one or more of the top clubs in Serie A launch a summer offer.