Chelsea Transfer News: The Blues are in deep waters due to the financial unrest at the club. Owing to this, they could lose out their midfield ace Jorginho to Juventus in the summer.
The London-based club were soaring high after winning the UEFA Champions League last season. But Russia’s attack on Ukraine has had a major effect on Chelsea football club.
Chelsea’s owner Roman Abramovich was blamed to have funded the war due to his close relationship with Vladimir Putin. Owing to this, the UK government had frozen all of the billionaire’s assets including the football club.
Since then a bidding process has been started to find a new owner for Chelsea. This could take up to two more months but the uncertainty may force several players out of the club in the summer.
Chelsea Transfer News: Juventus make “first contact” with Jorginho!
Chelsea Transfer News: Jorginho has been a critical part of the Blues’ midfield over the past few seasons. But as per Football London, Juventus are looking to bring the Italian midfielder to Turin in the summer.
According to the report, Juventus have made first contact as Massimiliano Allegri wants to bring the midfielder to the club. The Italian giants are starting a new chapter at the club. Hence they want Jorginho to be an integral part of this.
The Italian midfielder joined Chelsea from Napoli in 2018. Since then Jorginho has scored 26 goals in 183 appearances for the European Champions. Apart from his midfield duties, the 30-year-old midfielder has been the “penalty specialist” for his club as well.
As per the report, Jorginho’s agent Joao Santos has confirmed that multiple clubs have contacted him for the midfielder’s service. This includes the likes of Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, and five Serie A clubs.
Talking about this, Joao Santos said, “Though there is interest from Barcelona and PSG, playing in Serie A is a dream for Jorginho and his heart remains in Italy. As things stand today, he could play for four or five clubs: Milan, Inter, Juve, Roma, or Napoli.”
Jorginho’s biggest problem related to the transfer would be that the Blues cannot extend contracts or buy and sell players until a new owner is signed. It is expected that the new owners would take over within two months. Hence the Italian international can possibly exit in the summer transfer window.
Will the Blues lose out on multiple players in the summer?
Chelsea Transfer News: As stated earlier, Thomas Tuchel could lose out on multiple first-team players in the summer. Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen’s contracts end in June and both the defenders have already signaled their exit.
To add to this, Romelu Lukaku, Jorginho, Reece James, Hakim Ziyech, and others are also being looked upon by other clubs. Hence it has to be seen if the new owners would be able to retain these players at Chelsea for next season.