Arsenal keen on signing 25-year-old Brazilian midfield star

November 2, 2017

According to Sky Sports, Napoli midfielder Jorginho, who is capped twice by the Italian national team, is being considered as a transfer target for Arsenal.

club’s problems in midfield have recently been brought into focus after the form of Granit Xhaka and plenty of injuries of Santi Cazorla.

According to Tuttomercato, Arsene Wenger could look to make a move for the 25-year-old next year, after an impressive run at Napoli having joined from Hellas Verona in 2014.

Jorginho, who is eligible for both Italy and Brazil at international level, his contract with the club expires in 2020, leaving it to be speculated that Napoli will be unlikely to consider a sale any earlier than next summer.

Known for his ability to control a game with his impressive range of passing and control, the Brazilian holding midfielder has become a key player in the base of Napoli’s midfielder under Sarri.

The 25-year-old made 31 appearances in all competitions last term.

According to Il Mattino, via Club Call, Premier League side Bournemouth tabled an ambitious 20 million euros bid for the Brazilian-born Italian during the summer transfer window, but Napoli instantly rejected their advances.

Jorginho has played in 127 matches so far and scored four goals for the club. He won the Coppa Italia with Napoli.