Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Napoli midfielder Jorginho

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Napoli midfielder Jorginho. The Brazil-born Italy international had been on the verge of joining Premier League champions Manchester City but the chance to continue his relationship with Maurizio Sarri, whose appointment as Antonio Conte’s successor was also announced on Saturday, forced a change of heart. Jorginho, who played a pivotal role in the Napoli side which pushed Juventus all the way for the Serie A title last season, underwent a medical earlier this week before signing a contract reported to be worth £102,000-a-week.

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