Jorginho in his presentation with Arsenal


OFFICIAL: Jorginho goes to Arsenal after Barça rule out his signing

Published:1/02/2023 - 00:15h

Updated:1/02/2023 - 06:11h

Chelsea continues to confirm its stellar role in the winter market and this Tuesday closed the transfer of Jorginho to Arsenal. The 'gunners' signed the midfielder for 11 fixed 'kilos' and 2.5 in variables after ruling out Barça's interest

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To the FC Barcelona follow escaping him options for the centre of the field of face to the 2023/24. The last was Jorginho, the one who finished leaving to the Arsenal this Tuesday in return of 11 million fixed euros more 2.5 'kilos' in variables. The ítalo-Brazilian firmpó by year and half, until the summer of 2024, after descartar renew with Chelsea. The player of 31 years would have prioritised an offer culé, but the problems with the margin salarial made impossible this option.

In this sense, the Barça saw him like an option as long as it left of Stamford Bridge with letter of freedom. Finally, the ones of Grahm Potter apuraron his exit to free contingents in front of the imminent arrival of Enzo Fernández, whose traspaso closed on the end of the market. The Argentinian signed until 2031 and his traspaso rondaría the 121 million euros.

In total, Jorginho contested 213 parties as 'blue', converting 29 goals and 9 assistances. In his list of winners remain all the international titles that could win (Europe League, Champions League and World-wide of Clubs), but in England could not win at all because of the command of the Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal in the last seasons. The Napoli ingresó 57 'kilos' in 2018 by his traspaso. There it had won a Glass and a Supercopa Italian.

Now, the one of Imbituba has a big opportunity to win his first Premier League with the ones of Mikel Arteta. The 'gunners' are leaders with 50 points, five more than the City and with a party less, completing a first spectacular turn in which you grieve add a defeat (3-1 in Old Trafford) and pair of ties. Only the Barça equalises his puntaje like wintry champion of LaLiga.

Jorginho Surrendered to Arteta in his presentation

"He was a big influence because I know that it tried some times achieve me before and no sucedió by other reasons, no by my wishes", said the mediocentro on his new trainer. The champion of the Euro 2020 will have the possibility to keep on being headline in an Arsenal that goes by his first league in 19 years. "I am very thrilled by this new challenge and, to be honest, can not expect to be in the field! All has happened so fast... It was a bit surprised, but took advantage of the opportunity of this incredible challenge", puntualizó Jorginho.

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