Chelsea have set their price for Jorginho. Blues manager Frank Lampard is willing to move on the Italy international as he doesn’t see him as a requirement for his playing system.
Tuttosport reports that Juventus, on the recommendation of former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri, are preparing a bid for Jorginho.
The Chelsea midfielder was a key part of Maurizio Sarri’s style while they were at Napoli ending up second in the league to the eventual champions, Juventus.
Chelsea have reportedly been given the choice of two players as Juventus step up their pursuit of Jorginho. The Italian midfielder is wanted by Maurizio Sarri in Turin and the Serie A club are supposedly ramping up their pursuit of the 28-year-old ahead of the summer transfer window.
Chelsea are unwilling to lose Jorginho for less than the £58m they bought him for two years ago, although the introduction of a player in a swap deal will lessen the fee Juventus have to shell out..
Juve would prefer a season-long loan with a permanent option included, though they’re also open to discussing a swap involving Federico Bernardeschi.
Alternatively, the Serie A club are ready to add one of either Adrien Rabiot or Aaron Ramsey into the deal in order to get it over the line.
Chelsea are currently undergoing a squad overhaul prior to the 2020/21 campaign and have already agreed on deals for Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner.