Manchester City are unlikely to do business with Napoli again after they pulled out of an agreement for midfielder Jorginho, sources have told ESPN FC.
The Italy international was a top target for Pep Guardiola but has now joined Chelsea on a five-year deal worth around €60 million.
City believe that Jorginho, 26, preferred a switch to the Premier League champions despite claims from Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis that he would rather move to London.
As recently as Thursday, Jorginho...
Chelsea have completed the signing of Jorginho, beating Manchester City to the signature of the former Napoli midfielder.
Jorginho, 26, joins manager Maurizio Sarri from Italy in a five-year deal worth around €60 million, becoming their first signing of a summer in which prolonged uncertainty around their coaching situation froze transfer activity at Stamford Bridge.
Pep Guardiola had identified Jorginho, who was born in Brazil, as his top target for the holding midfield role after Yaya Toure's...