Chelsea midfielder Jorginho’s agent has insisted that the Italian’s precedence is to focus on a brand new contract at Stamford Bridge.
Jorginho has entered the final 12 months of his contract and 90min understands that the Blues are pleased to maneuver over him this summer season within the midst of curiosity from former boss Maurizio Sarri, who’s now in Lazio, as nicely as long-time followers of Juventus.
The curiosity from Turin has even led to rumors that Jorginho may very well be utilized in a swap deal for midfielder Matthijs de Ligt, who’s of nice curiosity to Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel.
But based on Jorginho’s agent Joao Santos, the 30-year-old will not be pondering of returning to Italy but.
“Chelsea is the priority,” Santos instructed TuttoMercatoWeb.
“His contract expires in 2023. I think we will talk about the renewal from September.”
Despite Santos’ feedback, 90min understands that Chelsea are nonetheless ready to take heed to gives for Jorginho when Tuchel sees a rebuilding of his getting old midfield.
31-year-old N’Golo Kante additionally has 12 months left on his contract and sources have confirmed that Chelsea don’t plan to preserve each gamers after 2023, with talks happening concerning the way forward for each Kante and Jorginho.
Tuchel desires to deliver Conor Gallagher to the primary staff after his glorious mortgage spell with Crystal Palace, whereas Billy Gilmour and Ethan Ampadu each need to safe a spot within the supervisor’s plans.
The Blues are additionally nonetheless recruiting Declan Rice however acquired a current request crushed again by West Ham.