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Jorginho jets to London as Chelsea to beat Man City to Napoli midfielder signing

Chelsea are set to beat Manchester City to the signing of Napoli midfielder Jorginho.

The Mirror says Jorginho has flown to London, heightening Manchester City's fears that he will snub them to join Chelsea.

City have spent weeks pursuing Pep Guardiola's top midfield target and looked close to landing Jorginho from Napoli before last weekend.

But incoming Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri told his new owners to hijack the transfer because he wants to be reunited with the Italian international at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea are believed to have offered £57.5million (€65m) compared to City's bid of £48.7m (€55m).

Napoli wanted £61.9million for Jorginho (€70million) and are happy to accept Chelsea's offer.

Chelsea are also believed to have offered Jorginho higher personal terms.

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