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Agent expects Chelsea star to stay put at the club this summer




Jorginho looks set to stay on at Chelsea this summer

Speaking to 90min (h/t Express), the agent of Jorginho, Joao Santos has hinted that his client is set to stay on at Chelsea this summer.

The Italian international was linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this season. The limited role he played initially after the restart last season did little to silence speculation. (h/t Express)

However, his agent has seemingly ruled out an exit in the current transfer window, which closes on Monday. (h/t Express)

“At the moment, I can say that it is just rumours.”

Hvaing been brought in by Maurizio Sarri in 2018, Jorginho is a player who has divided opinion among the Blues faithful.

Jorginho signed for Chelsea in 2018
Jorginho signed for Chelsea in 2018

The 28-year-old was expected to link up with Sarri at Juventus. However the Italian boss was dismissed by Juventus after their Champions league exit, putting an end to the speculation. (h/t Express)

Jorginho has been played in three games for Chelsea so far this season. He has also held onto the vice-captaincy and could be a sign of him staying on at the club.

What impact his staying will have in our pursuit with Declan Rice remains to be seen. Jorginho was linked with move to PSG or Arsenal with Chelsea keen to raise funds for the West Ham Untied star. (h/t Express)

Declan Rice will add much to the Chelsea backline
Declan Rice is a target for Chelsea manager Frank Lampard

The Hammers are seeking an incredible £80m for Rice. Chelsea will need to sell in order to raise the funds required. (h/t Express)

Santos went on to add that Jorginho is yet to receive an offer for his services. With three more years to go on his contract, Jorginho looks set to stay on. (h/t Express)

“He is happy at Chelsea, he started the season well and being the vice-captain at the moment.”

Jorginho is the Chelsea vice captain

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With just days to go before the window closes, Santos does not believe there is enough time to work out a deal. He also went on to admit that Jorginho is happy at Stamford Bridge. (h/t Express)

Chelsea have strengthened well this summer. With competition fierce, Jorginho will have to keep up his levels to hold onto his place in the starting XI.

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