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Jorginho follows Sarri to Chelsea from Napoli

Midfielder signs up a five-year deal

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London: Italy midfielder Jorginho has followed Maurizio Sarri to Chelsea from Napoli. Around two hours after Saturday’s announcement of Sarri’s arrival at Chelsea, the English club said Jorginho had joined on a five-year deal from Napoli. British media reported the fee was 57 million pounds ($75 million). Jorginho was a deep-lying playmaker in Sarri’s Napoli team that finished second in Serie A last season and played some of the best football in Europe. “He was one of the most coveted midfielders in Europe and will become an important member of the playing squad,” Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said.

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