Rival Fans Mock Former Chelsea Midfielder Jorginho After Completing Arsenal Move
- Chelsea midfielder Jorginho made a shock move across London to join Arsenal on transfer deadline day
- The move came hours before Chelsea got the breakthrough for Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez
- A viral video of the Italian from 2019 has surfaced which has made rival fans mock his signing
Transfer deadline day always comes with a lot of surprise moves which begs the question, are the players in the club's plans before probably as a plan B, C or D or they were just emergency moves.
It did not start yesterday and certainly would not end yesterday, even for the summer window, which is a lengthy one, deadline day still remains very busy and will continue to be.
Former Chelsea midfielder Jorginho completed a shock move to London rivals Arsenal yesterday. The story began and developed quickly with both clubs confirming later in the afternoon, as reported by ESPN.
PL referee outruns Jorginho
The 31-year-old Italian midfielder is certainly not the fastest player, but fans were even more amazed at the fact that a referee outran him while his team was being hit by a counterattack, as noted by Daily Star.
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The £12m player, signed after Moises Caicedo move failed as noted by Mirror, was in the final stages of a 2-1 loss to Liverpool in 2019 was outpaced by 37-year-old Premier League referee Michael Oliver which was unbelievable as he was the defensive midfielder who should protect the defence.
Fans reaction to Jorginho's speed
The former Napoli midfielder spent four and half years at Chelsea and the majority of the criticism he received from the fans was centred around his speed and physicality..
It's the energy he put into the run for me ��������
And this is the guy people are crying about enzo is an absolute upgrade. One of the best midfielders in the new generation
how is someone even this slow?
Man put his head down to activate NOS boost and the ref was still tearing away ��������
Best believe bro was running at top speed
According to a research paper by NCBI, European referees cover an average of 11.6km per match, while according to Squawka, Jorginho's average distance per game is around 11.3km per match, and according to SpeedsDB, he had a top speed of 28.10km/hr in 2022.
Jorginho joins legendary list
Sports Brief earlier reported that Jorginho joined a list of players to have played for the two London clubs after making his shock exit from Stamford Bridge.
Brazilian winger Willian was the recent player to make a switch from West London to North London at the end of his career and is back at Chelsea's backyard with Fulham.
William Gallas, Petr Cech and David Luiz are the other three most recent footballers to wear the blue and red jerseys of the London rivals.
Source: Sports Brief News