Jorginho’s current intention is to extend his contract at Chelsea


Jorginho. The 30-year-old Italian defensive midfielder will end his 5-year contract with Chelsea at the end of the 2022/2023 season. He was brought in at the start of the 2018/2019 season from Napoli for a transfer value of 57 million euros. Until now he has appeared in 200 matches with the Blues in all competitions with a score of 28 goals and 9 assists. Reportedly he wants to return to the Italian League after his contract ends with Chelsea, but Barcelona also intends to bring him.

The duration of Jorginho ‘s work with Chelsea will end in the summer transfer market next year. Still at home in the London Blue Team, the Italian national team midfielder hopes to get a contract extension.

The claim was confirmed directly by the player’s agent, Jose Santos. According to Santos, his client has the intention of staying in Chelsea ‘s uniform rather than having to look for another club. “His contract will expire in June 2023. However, our priority right now is to negotiate with Chelsea. So we are focused on that,” Jose Santos told TuttoMercattoWeb.

This statement indicates that Jorginho fans have to go far ahead for a while. Offers and temptations are not necessarily able to shake the player ‘s belief to stay at Chelsea .

(Targeted by Barcelona) Jorginho actually had interest in Barcelona. The big club that became the destination of the previous two Chelsea players , Marcos Alonso and Andreas Christensen. However, it did not disturb Jorginho’s interest.

“Barcelona? Maybe. I did speak with Barcelona, ​​but can talk about other people or also be specific about him,” said Santos.

At the same time, Barcelona are looking for a successor to Sergio Busquets in midfield. The 35-year-old player is getting older.

Had Offered Jorginho to Other Clubs Santos also explained that as a player agent, it was a natural sight for him to stop at certain places.

In addition to Barcelona, ​​Santos also flies to other cities. Everything is done for the client’s own needs.

“I also had time to go to Madrid. I also had time to go to Lyon and Valencia. That’s my job,” he said. Will be released In another report mentioned Chelsea’s current position tends to want to release Jorginho. The 30-year-old player is considered to have contributed enough to the Blues.

However, Chelsea manager, Graham Potter, had explained that for some players they would hand over their new contracts to club officials.