Italy and Chelsea midfield ace Jorginho has been “offered” a Serie A return by Juventus, according to the latest reports from BBC Sport (via TuttoNapoli). It’s no secret that despite the signings of Manuel Locatelli and Denis Zakaria this season, Juventus have been keen to bolster their midfield ranks.
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The native Brazilian to register is being touted as starting a new chapter in his career but it is understood that Chelsea consider him one of their most important players and as such are not keen to let him go. However, his contract expires in the summer of 2023 and the Blues would rather benefit from his services than see him leave on a free transfer at the end of next season.
The Premier League side are poised to lose Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen on free transfers this summer and they would no doubt be keen to avoid the same fate with the former Napoli man.
Juventus are interested in signing Jorginho and have already started negotiations ⏳
The player intends to sign a 3-year deal with the Italian club, according to Fabrizio Romano.
It was previously reported that the 30-year-old midfielder’s transfer was approved by Juventus boss Allegri. pic.twitter.com/hJ04MYuNSh
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A host of Serie A clubs have been linked with the EURO 2020 winners including Milan, Inter, Juve, Napoli and Roma but according to the latest reports it is who they are Bianconeri who have expressed their concrete interest to his agent Joao Santos.
Lazio coach Maurizio Sarri is also understood gladly together again with the Chelsea midfielder after mentoring him during the duo’s time at Napoli before the Blues called.