Jorginho ‘dreams’ of a return to Italy and could leave Chelsea after the 2022 World Cup, according to the player’s agent… as he reveals Juventus approached the midfielder in 2019
- Chelsea star Jorginho could return to Italy, according to the player’s agent
- The midfielder’s contract expires in 2023, but ‘dreams’ of a Serie A homecoming
- Joao Santos suggested Jorginho could make the switch after the 2022 World Cup
- He also revealed that the player was chased by Juventus in the 2019-20 season
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho ‘dreams’ of a return to Italy and, according to his agent, could fulfill his ambitions after participating in the 2022 World Cup.
The Blues star is on a high after winning both the Champions League and European Championship with the Azzurri this summer, and has already set his sights on his next step, despite being one of the first names on Chelsea’s team sheet. is.
Jorginho has spent the past three years at Stamford Bridge since securing a £50million transfer from Napoli and has cemented his place in midfield alongside N’Golo Kante – played 145 times so far.
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho would like to return to Italy in the future, his agent says
The midfielder is an important part of Thomas Tuchel’s midfield, but he’s eager to get back home
But his representative Joao Santos believes Jorginho wants to move back to Italy in the coming years – and could seal his departure following his Qatar national team involvement.
‘He has a contract with Chelsea until’ [June] 2023,” Santos told Radio Bianconera, via Target. “Of course it would be a dream for him to return to Italy, hopefully after winning the World Cup.
“We’ll have to see what the market looks like in a few years and what the other situations are.”
The Italian star is on the cusp of a number of cup wins after a successful three-year stint
His agent revealed that Maurizio Sarri – who he worked with at Napoli – made an offer to bring him to Juventus in 2019
Jorginho has always had his admirers in his native Italy, but he was courted by former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri – with whom he also worked at Napoli – when the coach moved to Juventus.
Santos revealed that Juve had made an offer and that a move to Turin in 2019 was “a possibility” before finally entrusting his future to the Blues.
“In the past, when Sarri was the coach, there was a possibility that Jorginho would come to Juventus,” he said. “The Juventus director has taken an approach, it was a possibility.”