According to David Ornstein, and Arsenal Jorginho deal is complete as the Gunners and Chelsea have come to an agreement on a fee of £12 million. Jorginho has been described as being “world-class” in the past, with Mikel Arteta reportedly being a big fan of his.
Arsenal Jorginho Move Likely as Fee Agreed with Chelsea
🚨 Arsenal have agreed deal with Chelsea to sign Jorginho. Worth £12m & personal terms in place on contract to summer 2024 + option to extend by 1yr. Expected at #AFC training ground today to undergo medical + complete #DeadlineDay move @TheAthleticFC #CFC https://t.co/6fK3jlyB8J
— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) January 31, 2023
What Does the Deal Look Like?
An Arsenal Jorginho deal is likely to cost around £12 million, according to David Ornstein and a range of other sources. This is an excellent deal for Arsenal, as the club have bought an affordable player with just six months left on his contract. Whether this is a long-term solution for the position is yet to be seen.
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Why is an Arsenal Jorginho Move Necessary?
Arsenal making a move for the Italian international fills an important gap in their squad. The side has a lot of talent throughout, but there is relatively little depth in the centre of midfield. Not only does Jorginho bring a lot of skill and ability to the squad, but his experience of winning Euro 2020 with Italy shows that he has the composure necessary to help bring the title to North London by the end of the season.
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How are Chelsea Filling the Gap?
Todd Boehly and the rest of the Chelsea leadership are actively pushing for Benfica midfielder Enzo Fernandez. In spite of their efforts, there is still no breakthrough with the Portuguese club. Graham Potter will be desperately hoping to add a midfielder to his squad by the end of the day, or the club could find themselves weak and without a hope of qualifying for any European competition by the end of the season. Such a large gap in the squad could cripple any hopes of a strong league finish.