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Jorginho Pleads With Fans To Recognise Him As A Chelsea Player

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Chelsea midfielder, Jorginho, has pleaded with fans of the club to recognise him as a Chelsea player and not Jorginho who only works with Sarri.

The midfielder said this after Chelsea lost 5-4 on penalties to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday night in Istanbul.

Olivier Giroud gave the Blues the lead in the first half before Sadio Mane scored the equalizer for the Reds.

Mane scored the second goal for Liverpool in the extra time, but Jorginho converted a penalty after Tammy Abraham was brought down by Adrian.

The Frank Lampard men, however, lost after Abraham missed a penalty during the eventual shoot-out.

Jorginho while speaking with a Brazilian television channel, Esporte Interativo after the match, said, “I want to be known as Chelsea Jorginho, not as Sarri Jorginho,”

“I was a little sad seeing people thinking I arrived here only because of the coach [Sarri]. I arrived here because of my hard work, my day to day work, my sacrifices.”

“It’s a challenge for me to show the fans that thanks to my work it’s why I got here. I want to take this opportunity to have a good season and also for my name to be recognized by Jorginho who plays for Chelsea, not Jorginho who only works with Sarri.”

Jorginho spent three years under Sarri at Napoli and was his first signing as Chelsea manager, joining in a £52million deal.


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