Chelsea ace Jorginho jokes he texted Lionel Messi after Barcelona exit and divulges he thought farewell was ‘faux information’
JORGINHO has joked that he texted Lionel Messi begging him to hitch Chelsea after the Argentine’s shock Barcelona exit.
The Italian has had a whirlwind yr, successful the Champions League and Euro 2020.
Jorginho is again in pre-season coaching with ChelseaCredit: Getty
Lionel Messi was tearful throughout yesterday’s press conferenceCredit: The Mega Company
However he was left in disbelief when he noticed the information that Messi had departed Barcelona.
In reality, the 29-year-old questioned if it was simply ‘faux information’.
Chatting with TNT Sports activities in Brazil, he mentioned: “I’ve already texted him (laughs).
“I’m kidding, I’m not even kidding about it.
“If he does to not come to Chelsea, let him go away (from the Premier League).
I used to be incredulous. I used to be questioning if it was faux information
“I noticed it (the departure) and I used to be like ‘what occurred?’
“I used to be incredulous. I used to be questioning if it was faux information.”
Messi, 34, was pressured to depart Barca after the Catalan giants fell foul of LaLiga’s monetary laws.
At a tearful press convention yesterday, he mentioned: “I used to be satisfied to remain right here at Barcelona. That is my house, our house.
“I needed to remain at Barca and it was the plan… and at the moment I’ve to say goodbye after my complete life right here.”
He’s now set to maneuver to Paris Saint-Germain.
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As for Jorginho, the Italian is ready to be joined at Stamford Bridge by £97.5million star Romelu Lukaku.
On the prospect of linking up with the Belgian, enthused Jorginho added: “A participant like Lukaku, who has been doing nice seasons, was champion in Italy, he’s definitely a participant who would contribute so much.
“Every thing that provides up can be price it. Let’s see the following episodes.”
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