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Brazilian midfielder Jorginho joined Chelsea from SS Napoli some days ago and at Stamford Bridge he will work again with Maurizio Sarri.

Speaking with website Football Italia Jorginho himself admitted the influence Sarri had on his as a player:  “He is someone who does wonderful work, he is right on top of everything that is going on on the pitch”. Jorginho said about Sarri. “When the weekend comes around and you have a game, you start that game knowing how every situation is going to pan out on the field offensively and defensively, and that is something that really helps you in your work. He is a very straight-forward person, he is easy to communicate with, he is very approachable and that is something that also helps the players. I think he had a really big influence on my development as player. He teaches a lot about the game and how you see the game on the field of play, and that helped me to grow. I think I have the right characteristics as a footballer for the type of football that he likes to play, and the type of football that he teaches and passes on to his team. When we were together at Napoli, it was a case of me taking on his mentality and putting that together with the characteristics I have as a footballer.”

Then, Jorginho said he hopes his style of play will be good for English football and the Premier League: “Perhaps my style of play is not something that is seen in England,” Jorginho explained. “I really hope that it is a good fit for the game over here and I will certainly be doing everything I can to make sure it works out. I like playing just outside of my own penalty box, the player who receives the ball and organises the game”.

 

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According to reports by Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is in Italy and he will soon meet members of Juventus board in Milan.

Abramovich will try to close a double deal with the Bianconeri and sign defender Daniele Rugani and striker Gonzalo Higuain who already played under Maurizio Sarri at SS Napoli.

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With Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois still on Real Madrid‘s radar, the Blues in the past few weeks targeted As Roma’s Alisson as a possible replacement.

The Italian club, however, have accepted today Liverpool‘s bid and the Brazilian is now heading to England to undergo his medicals, sign his contract and become a new player available for Jurgen Klopp‘s team.

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With a statement released via the League Managers Association, former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte thanked his players and staff, the Blues’ supporters, but he didn’t mention anyone from the club’s board.

I would like to thank all of my friends at Chelsea Football Club for their hard work and support over the past two seasons which enabled us to win the Premier League and FA Cup together,” the statement read.

It was fantastic for me to be able to share my emotions, passion and enthusiasm throughout two unforgettable seasons with these amazing Chelsea supporters, who will always stay in my heart. 

I hope Chelsea will continue to be successful and I wish everyone well for next season. I have made many memories during my time with Chelsea, which I will take with me into my next challenge.”

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Chelsea star Eden Hazard finishes is Russia 2018 World Cup on a high note: Hazard himself scored the second goal in Belgium’s win over England in the final for the third place of the competition.

Belgium won 2-0, scoring the first goal on the first half with PSGMeunier then Hazard scored in the second half.

Chelsea’s goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois gained his third Russia 2018 World Cup’s clean sheet.

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It seemed a normal day today for Antonio Conte at Cobham: the Italian manager took the pre-season training and worked as usual with his players even after revelations over Maurizio Sarri made by SS Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis.

De Laurentiis himself claimed Chelsea have made contact with Sarri who will soon become the new Blues’ manager.

 

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With Cristiano Ronaldo set for a move to Juventus, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is ready to buy a new star for his team.

Many times, Chelsea striker Eden Hazard has been linked with a move to the European champions and now the Blues player confirms he would love to play for Real Madrid:

Does Real make me dream less without Zidane? Zidane is someone special, it’s true, but I think Real’s everyone’s dream,” Hazard told beIn Sports. “Zidane or no Zidane, the white jersey is special but the blue jersey [of Chelsea] suits me well so it does not bother me if I stay.”

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As we wrote yesterday, Nice manager Patrick Vieira gave midfielder Jean-Michael Seri permission to reach London.

It seemed Seri was very close to a move to Chelsea, but today it emerged the French club have agreed a fee not with the Blues, but with Fulham who will pay £18m.

The player has already applied for a work visa, but he has yet to agree a deal with Fulham, so Chelsea can still hope to make a better offer to convince Seri.

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Brazilian midfielder Jorginho joined Chelsea from SS Napoli some days ago and at Stamford Bridge he will work again with Maurizio Sarri. Speaking with website Football Italia Jorginho himself admitted the influence Sarri had on his...