Chelsea confirms signing Jorginho has made Man United angry

Manchester City are furious with Napoli and new Chelsea signing Jorginho for reneging on a deal to join the Premier League champions. Pep Guardiola had identified the Italy international as his primary midfield target following his eye catching displays against City in last season’s Champions League and even singled the 26-year-old out for glowing praise.
With so many of his stars away on international duty at the World Cup, Guardiola was determined to conduct the majority of his transfer business before the start of pre-season. But the deal to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City was only concluded this week, while Jorginho was announced as a Chelsea player on Saturday, hours after the FA Cup holders confirmed his former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri as his successor.
According to Goal, City believe the player was ‘bullied’ into joining Sarri at Stamford Bridge and cite ‘an unprecedented lack of professionalism’ on the part of Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis. Chelsea had been in negotiations with Sarri and Napoli for weeks but were only able to strike a deal by including Jorginho, who City believe was handed an ultimatum by De Laurentiis and told to join Sarri in west London or see out the final two years of his contract.

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