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Arsenal are interested in signing Napoli midfielder Jorginho, the player’s agent has revealed.
The Gunners are reportedly interested in signing a midfielder this summer and we have been linked with a host of midfielders across the globe. But Jorginho’s agent Joao Santos has now revealed Wenger’s interest in the 24-year-old. Although the club will have to fight off competition from Real Madrid. Despite interest from big clubs, Santos also revealed his client is happy at Napoli.
Santos told Radio Crc: “Football is a business, our expectation is to stay five years with Napoli [his contract] and we’ll work to give our best for this team, as quoted by the Daily Star.
“It was in England that I was first asked about Jorginho, but now everyone knows him and it’s obvious that a lot of teams are following him.
“Then if his international call-up is confirmed it would only raise his profile further.
“Newcastle United? No, [Rafa] Benitez has gone there. They probably need a player like him, but we haven’t talked.
“Real Madrid and Arsenal know Jorginho, if they came forward with an official offer we’d talk but at the moment all I can say is that Jorginho has a five-year contract with Napoli and wants to play for them in the Champions League next year.”