Transfer news UPDATE: Jorginho from Chelsea to Arsenal CONFIRMED

Transfer news UPDATE: Jorginho from Chelsea to Arsenal CONFIRMED

Image of Jorginho signing for Arsenal FC: Credit: Twitter@Arsenal

Chelsea midfield star Jorginho has sealed a £12 million deadline-day move to Arsenal.

Tuesday, January 31 at 9:25pm

Chelsea midfield star Jorginho is now an Arsenal player after completing a shock £12 million deadline-day move to the Emirates. The transfer news was confirmed by Arsenal FC on its Twitter profile this evening, Tuesday, January 31. He will reportedly wear the No20 jersey.

Transfer News Live quoted Mikel Arteta as saying: “Jorginho is a midfielder with intelligence, leadership and enormous experience in the Premier League and internationally. He’s won in his career, but he’s still hungry and a huge willingness to contribute here”.

Tuesday, January 31 at 5:24pm

In the big football transfer news so far today, on ‘deadline day’, Tuesday, January 31, the English Premier League side Arsenal have pulled off the shock signing of midfield enforcer Jorginho from Chelsea.

The Italian international star will reportedly move to the Emirates in a £12 million deal according to respected sports journalist Fabrizio Romano.

Jorginho will undergo a medical in north London before penning a deal that will keep the 31-year-old with the Gunners until 2024, with a possible 12 months extension. Mikel Arteta has pulled off a massive coup in acquiring the services of such an experienced and reliable player.


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