Arsenal and Real Madrid interested in Jorginho according to his agent

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Premier League giants Arsenal and Spanish heavyweights Real Madrid have been offered the chance to sign Napoli star Jorginho.

The Brazil-born midfielder has been a pivotal figure for the Italian side, helping them in their quest of securing Champions League football next season.

Jorginho also holds an Italian passport which makes him eligible to move clubs across Europe.


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Although he has been linked with a move away from Naples in the past, this summer could eventually see that become a reality.

His agent Joao Santos has revealed that Napoli will be inclined to listen to offers for his client but would only entertain any bid around their valuation of the player.

The Sun quoted him saying: “It was in England that I was first asked about Jorginho but now everyone knows him and it’s obvious that a lot of teams are following him.”

Santos also disclosed clubs have shown interest in previous seasons but that has not affected Jorginho’s form who remains committed to Napoli.

“Real Madrid and Arsenal know Jorginho, if they came forward with an official offer we’d talk but at the moment all I can say is that Jorginho has a five-year contract with Napoli and wants to play for them in the Champions League next year.”

The Gunners are in need of quality reinforcements after their season has fallen away while the Galacticos are still well behind Barcelona in La Liga.

The former Verona midfielder is into his third season with the Stadio San Paolo-based outfit and has played all his professional football in Italy.


He's been a catalyst for Napoli's success in recent years and his side are just three points behind league leaders Juventus, with 67 points from 30 games.

Contracted till 2020 with the Serie A club, the 24-year-old is astute at playing in central midfield and can operate in a deep-lying role as well as further forward.

Jorginho earned his first Italy national team call-up in March this year and is expected to make his international debut for the Azzurri in the upcoming friendlies against Spain and Germany.

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