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Friday June 21 2019
'Sarri needs someone like Jorginho'

Agent Joao Santos has asserted that new Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri ‘needs a player like Jorginho to play his game.’

Santos has made no secret of his desire to see Jorginho reunite with Sarrifollowing their collaborations at Napoli and Chelsea, although the English Press do not see it happening.

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Friday June 21 2019
Report: No Juve for Jorginho

Juventus reportedly have no plans of reuniting Maurizio Sarri with his former Napoli and Chelsea midfielder Jorginho.

Jorginho had been tipped to follow Sarri to Juve, with his agent only fuelling the speculation.

However, The Daily Mail writes there is ‘no prospect’ of the pair working together again in Turin.

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Wednesday June 19 2019
Jorginho agent: 'Waiting for Juve'

Jorginho will “wait a few days to figure out whether there is any truth” in Juventus interest, said the Chelsea midfielder’s agent after Maurizio Sarri arrived.

The midfielder followed Sarri from Napoli to Chelsea and could do the same now that the tactician has signed on for Juve.

“Sarri already showed at Napoli and Chelsea that he is a top level Coach,” Jorginho’s agent Joao Santos told Tuttomercatoweb.

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Saturday June 15 2019
Jorginho: 'I almost gave up'

Italy international midfielder Jorginho reveals he almost gave up on football after discovering his agent was ripping him off. "I was completely devastated."

Born in Brazil, he moved to Italy at the age of 15 and spent most of his career in the Peninsula.

“I was playing in this tournament in Brazil and an agent scouted me. He took me and other players to his soccer school, which was 200 kilometres away from where I lived at the time,” Jorginho told the official Chelsea website.

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BLOG ITALIA
Wednesday June 12 2019
Azzurri adjusted to beat Bosnia

Roberto Mancini is developing a clear Italy identity, but Elio Salerno explains the CT also made key tactical changes to defeat Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Italy maintained their 100% record in Euro 2020 qualification as they secured a 2-1 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina in Group J, but as expected, they were made to work for it.

Following the 3-0 victory in Greece, Azzurri boss Roberto Mancini chose to make three changes to his starting XI for Tuesday night’s game. Gianluca Mancini stepped in at right back while Federico Bernardeschi and Serie A Capocannoniere Fabio Quagliarella were introduced to freshen up the attack.

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Sunday June 9 2019
Verratti: 'Jorginho like Thiago Motta'

Marco Verratti said Italy teammate Jorginho “really reminds me of Thiago Motta, the way he plays it simple, but makes the team tick.”

The Azzurri dominated in Athens for last night’s 3-0 victory over Greece, continuing their perfect start to Euro 2020 qualifying.

“We work well together and Jorginho really reminds me of Thiago Motta, someone who also played it simple, but made the team tick,” PSG midfielder Verratti told Sky Sport Italia.

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Sunday June 9 2019
Mancini: 'Jorginho grew at Chelsea'

Roberto Mancini discussed the most difficult part of being Italy Coach and why Jorginho has improved thanks to his Chelsea experience.

The Azzurri maintained their 100 per cent record in qualifying with a 3-0 victory away to Greece last night, which combined with Bosnia’s 2-0 defeat in Finland put them three points clear at the top of their group.

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Saturday June 8 2019
Jorginho: 'Italy enjoy our football'

Jorginho reveals the instructions Roberto Mancini gave to Italy in their 3-0 win over Greece. “He told us to play football and try to enjoy ourselves.”

The Azzurri secured their third consecutive victory in Euro 2020 qualifying, scoring 11 goals and conceding none.

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BLOG ITALIA
Saturday June 8 2019
Our Big Fat Greek Victory

This was as close to a perfect Italy performance as we’ve seen for many years and Giancarlo Rinaldi is relishing the Athens triumph.

If a Coach is measured by his ability to get his more surprising decisions right, Roberto Mancini is definitely a man on the up. There were those who thought this first mildly testing away tie might trip up his resuscitation of the Azzurri. They will have to wait until at least another game to puncture the feel-good factor he has begun to inflate Italian chests.

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Saturday June 8 2019
Barella hails Jorginho and Verratti

Nicolò Barella appreciates the new possession-based Italy approach and called midfield teammates Marco Verratti and Jorginho “phenomenons.”

The Cagliari midfielder has now scored two goals in as many Italy games, opening the scoring in the 3-0 victory away to Greece.

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