Sport Chelsea look to hijack Man City's move for Jorginho

02:00  10 july  2018
02:00  10 july  2018 Source:   readsport.co

City make enquiry for Chelsea target Mateo Kovacic

  City make enquiry for Chelsea target Mateo Kovacic Premier League rivals Manchester City have joined Chelsea by making an enquiry to Real Madrid over a deal to sign Mateo Kovacic. The Mirror reports that City are considering a move for Kovacic in case a deal to sign Jorginho from Napoli falls through. Pep Guardiola’s men are putting plans in place as they brace themselves for late interest from Chelsea for Jorginho. There have been some suggestions that Chelsea and Napoli could negotiate a deal for Jorginho in a bid to make up the numbers in the former’s pursuit of Maurizio Sarri. Kovacic, who is preparing to face England in the World Cup semi-final on Wednesday night, is looking to leave Real Madrid this summer. The Croatian fell out of favour at the Bernabeu last season and is looking for regular game time elsewhere. Chelsea had earmarked the player as a potential target for Sarri, but both club’s interest in Jorginho could be the deciding factor.

Jorginho is one of Serie A’ s hottest properties and he has long looked destined to join Pep Guardiola’ s Premier League-winning squad at City . Transfer Market Web claim Chelsea have made a £53m (€60m) offer in an attempt to hijack Jorginho ’ s move to City .

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Chelsea have made ‘a late bid’ to hijack Jorginhos move to Premier League rivals Manchester City, according to reports.

Jorginho has already agreed personal terms with Man City and is apparently keen to make a switch to the Etihad, but no fee has been agreed between Napoli and the Premier League champions at this time.

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Chelsea have reportedly made a late swoop to sign the Italian international and with Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri set to be named as the club’s new manager this week, they are hoping that the 26-year-old will decide that a move to Stamford Bridge is the better option for him at this stage of his career.

Jorginho 'promises' to make Chelsea move

  Jorginho 'promises' to make Chelsea move Napoli midfielder Jorginho has reportedly promised to join Chelsea this summer, with the Blues set to beat Manchester City to his signature. Gianluca Di Marzio reports that the Napoli player will be included as part of the deal to take Maurizio Sarri to Stamford Bridge this summer. Chelsea are reportedly ready to pay a combined €65 million, with €8 million of that being made up through bonuses to land Jorginho and Sarri. Both Chelsea and Manchester City have been linked with a move for Jorginho this summer, but Pep Guardiola’s men were looking set to sign the player. The Italian international played a key role in Sarri’s Napoli side and Guardiola was said to be a fan. An announcement is believed to be close, with reports suggesting Wednesday could be the decisive day. The deal to bring Sarri to Stamford Bridge has been delayed since the end of the season with Chelsea locked in negotiations with Napoli.

Chelsea are attempting to hi - jack Manchester City ’ s move for Napoli star Jorginho , reports television channel Sportitalia, via Pep Guardiola wants deals for Jorginho and Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez done before pre-season training starts on Monday but that looks increasingly unlikely.

Chelsea could hijack Man City ’ s move for Napoli star Jorginho . Related Articles. MANCHESTER CITY are being linked with a move for Napoli playmaker Jorginho - but how would he fit in at the Etihad?

Jorginho was left out of the Napoli squad for their pre-season training programme, with many observers suggesting that a deal had already been agreed between Napoli and City, but it appears that such an agreement has not been reached and as such, Chelsea have decided to jump in

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Guardiola: It would've been a 'mistake' for Jorginho to join Man City .
The manager wished the midfielder well after the Italy international turned down the Premier League champions for their rivalsManchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes it would have been a "mistake" for Jorginho to sign for the Premier League champions if he wanted to join Chelsea.

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