Arsenal eyeing summer move for 26-year-old midfielder valued at £87m

April 3, 2018

Napol midfielder Jorginho’s agent has sparked rumours that his client is planning to ditch Serie A giants for a move to England with several Premier League club’s have expressed interest in his signature.

Arsenal and Liverpool are both believed the be scouting the Italy international midfielder.

Liverpool are prioritising a midfielder with Emre can is expected to leave the club after the season ends.

Arsenal have a similar problem, with Jack Wilshee and Aaron Ramsey could be out for Emirates Stadoim after the end of the current campaign.

Jorginho has a clause in his current contract with the Neapel club which means he cannot make a switch to another Serie A club.

And agent Joao Santos has revealed that Premier League clubs could afford to sign him.
Santos told Radio Crc: “Future in England? He has a certain value for Napoli, a certain figure that almost only Premier League clubs can afford.”Moreover, he can’t be sold to another club in Italy.

“Jorginho’s only thinking about Napoli and we must wait until the end of the season to make certain assessments.

“As for Napoli, we haven’t received a contract offer from them yet. Release clause? I don’t agree with them.

“Napoli want to set it at €100m (£87m), while we want it at €20m (£17.5m). It’s best to just not put one in.”