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Jorginho has ‘no idea’ if Maurizio Sarri will join Juventus

Maurizio Sarri, Jorginho, Chelsea
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Jorginho confessed that even he is in the dark over his Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri’s future amid talk of a surprise switch to Juventus.

Italian media are heavily tipping Sarri to replace the departed Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus next season. The 60-year-old has allegedly agreed on a three-year deal with the Turin-based club.

But neither Chelsea or Juventus are yet to make an announcement on these rumours. While Sarri himself has remained silent on his future plans.

The Italian coach has only been a Chelsea for one season in which saw him lead them to a third-place Premier League finish and Europa League glory. The Blues are, therefore, understandably keen to hold on to him.

On Saturday, though, Chelsea had reportedly decided to not stand in Sarri’s way. Several media outlets have claimed he’s informed club director Marina Granovskaia of his desire to return to Italy.

But Jorginho, who followed Sarri from Napoli to Chelsea last summer, has no idea what’s going on.

“I don’t know, we’ll see what he chooses,” Jorginho told Rai Sport.

“I have no idea what he’ll do, to be honest, as I am focused on Italy right now.”

Jorginho was speaking after helping Italy defeat Greece 3-0 in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Saturday. Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci were the goalscorers.

The 27-year-old playmaker had previously warned ex-Napoli coach Sarri over the betrayal he would be committing by joining Juventus.

“The Napoli fans still have him in their hearts,” said Jorginho earlier this week.

“It’s normal that they could get angry. They could treat it as a betrayal; they’re like that. We’ll see what happens.”

AC Milan v SSC Napoli - Serie A
MILAN, ITALY – APRIL 15: SSC Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri looks on before the serie A match between AC Milan and SSC Napoli at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on April 15, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)