Tension at Stamford Bridge As Juventus Plot Move for Chelsea Midfielder

Tension at Stamford Bridge As Juventus Plot Move for Chelsea Midfielder

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Juventus have reportedly reached out to Jorginho’s camp to make enquiries about the midfielder’s availability in the summer transfer window
  • Jorginho has been an integral member of the Chelsea squad in recent years as the Italian was instrumental in the Blues victorious Champions League campaign
  • Joringho’s agent has confirmed Juventus tried to sign the midfielder during Sarri’s time at the club between 2019 and 2020.

Juventus have enquired about the availability of Chelsea midfielder, Jorginho, as the former Italian champions are seeking to boost the quality of their midfield.

According to a report via Sports Bible, Juventus have now made contact with the player’s representatives to see if the Euro 2020 winner can be prized away from Stamford Bridge.

This will be the second time the Old Lady have made a move to sign Jorginho as they were previously interested in his services when former Blues boss Mauricio Sarri was in charge of Juventus.

Tension at Stamford Bridge As Juventus Plot Move for Chelsea Midfielder
Jorginho has been a key member of the Chelsea squad under Tuchel as the midfielder was crucial to the Champions League win in 2021. Photo Chris Lee
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Chelsea supporters appear confident Jorginho will not make a move this summer as the 30-year old’s still have 18-months to run on his current contract with the London club.

Jorginho made the switch from Italian side Napoli to Chelsea for £50million and has become a key member of the Blues playing an integral part in the Blues Champions League success in 2021.

Chelsea plan for life after Jorginho

Chelsea are already planning for life without their mercurial Italian midfielder if the former Napoli player decides to return to Italy with Juventus.

The Blues are lining up stars for the future as a report via The Chelsea Chronicle reveals the Stamford Bridge club are keeping tabs on young French midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni as a replacement for Jorginho.

Conor Gallagher and Billy Gilmour are also set to return to the Chelsea first team as both players are currently enjoying successful loan spells with Crystal Palace and Norwich respectively.

Barcelona Push to Sign Key Chelsea Player

Earlier Sportsbrief reported Barcelona are certain they will seal the transfer of Cesar Azpilicueta on a free transfer this summer.

The Chelsea captain has been a key squad player for the Blues since he joined them nine years ago.

However, the versatile defender is at loggerheads with Chelsea chiefs over a new deal at Stamford Bridge.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..