Saturday January 18 2014
Jorginho has Napoli medical

As expected, Verona midfielder Jorginho is at the Napoli camp in order to undergo a medical and complete his transfer.

The reports had already emerged on Friday evening that the Brazilian-Italian 22-year-old would travel to Naples for the final details.

It’s believed the two clubs have agreed a €5.5m fee for co-ownership with a further €5m at the end of the season to make the move permanent.

Jorginho arrived at the Castelvolturno training ground at 10.30 GMT to begin his medical examinations.

“Jorginho is here, but we still have to finalise the contract. It takes a little time. It could well mean he won’t be announced officially today,” noted Rafa Benitez in his Press conference.

“He would be an important signing for the present and above all the future, because he is young, Italian and available for Europe.

“All the players who arrive in the transfer window will raise the level of the squad and the intensity during training, so that can only be good for the match situation.”

However, Benitez refused to comment when asked whether Michel Bastos would also arrive on loan from Al Ain.