According to a reply by TMW, the agent of Arsenal and Fiorentina target is at the moment in Italy to discuss the potential transfer of Jorginho to either Arsenal or Fiorentina. Only yesterday Hellas Verona manager Andrea Mandorlini who is Jorginho’s current coach/manager confirmed he and his club are powerless to stop the player from leaving if a big club comes in for him.
“I know, only too well, that it will be hard to keep the likes of Jorginho. But behind them we are already allowing others to grow and mature. We are making use of those youngsters who are given little space but who will have an important future,” he told Radio Anch’io Lo Sport.
According to TMW, the player’s agent is now locked in discussion with Arsenal and Fiorentina’s negotiators after both clubs got permission from both Jorginho and his club. Jorginho who is a winger has reportedly been watched by Arsenal scouts couple of times and Wenger is convince enough to move for the player once the January transfer window is declared open.
Aside Arsenal, Liverpool are also said to be interested in the player. Jorginho is able to play on both wings as well as in the centre of midfield.