Tuesday August 6 2013
Jorginho hints at Verona future

Verona starlet Jorginho has turned down big offers from Italy and abroad, but hinted he’ll be moving on next summer.

The 21-year-old Italian-Brazilian midfielder is preparing for his Serie A debut with newly-promoted Hellas Verona.

“It is curious to be playing the first game of the season against Milan, but it’s a match like all the others. I hope to be ready and to do well,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

The Rossoneri are one of the clubs who were linked with Jorginho this summer, along with Juventus, Roma, Liverpool and more.

“So far we’ve only played against these teams on the Playstation, yet we’re now going to be on the same field playing them for real. I’ve always liked Robinho and it’d be a pleasure to meet him.

“I’m happy that my name is linked to big clubs, as it reflects on the work I’ve done at Verona. Will I stay? That’s a good question, but yes, I am staying.

“I hope this will be my year and that of the team, then we’ll see. Milan, Juventus, Real Madrid, Barcelona: these are the clubs you dream of playing for as a child.”

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