Jorginho completed 90 minutes for Italy on Monday night in their win over the Netherlands – and some Chelsea fans on Twitter responded by giving their player big praise for his performance.
Italy recorded a 1-0 away victory against Holland in the Nations League, with Nicolo Barella scoring the winner late in the first-half.
Chelsea’s Jorginho was very impressive in the centre of the park for his country, as he slotted into his usual role as a deep-lying midfielder and showed off his range of passing.
The 28-year-old was incredibly efficient in possession for Italy and kept them ticking over, while letting the more creative players ahead of him influence the game in the final third.
Despite the fact he had a couple of spells out of the Chelsea XI last season, he still played 44 games across all competitions for the club and managed seven goals due to his quality from the penalty spot.
The central midfielder isn’t considered a favourite with many of the fanbase and plenty are unclear on his future, but he was important to manager Frank Lampard during the last campaign by competing alongside Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante for a starting position.
A selection of Blues supporters on social media were impressed by Jorginho’s international outing, with one mentioning how he got the better of new Manchester United signing Donny van de Beek.
Here are some Chelsea fans discussing Jorginho:
He was decent no lies
— Pikachu 🕊 (@SeunPhillips4) September 7, 2020
Had VDB in his pocket all night
— Brutal (@Brutalcfc) September 7, 2020
As someone of 🇮🇹 heritage and a proud 🔵, I was very impressed with his all round play. Controlled it quite well and picked out some sublime passes 👌
I wonder if Frank rates him highly or intends to possibly offload @talkchelsea ? 🤔
— RJ (@RJ_Goodthings) September 8, 2020
He did play well, but that is the worst Dutch performance we’ve seen for years, Italy were better in every area of the pitch
— cfcSwindonBlues (@cfcSwindonBlues) September 8, 2020
Jorginho was excellent for Italy today. Even Commentator nominated him for MOTM but Chelsea fans here acting like he was worse player on the pitch. I guess none of them watched the game.
— Pirlo 🇮🇹 (@MaestroEdition) September 7, 2020
Jorginho been quality
— deadlydrogba(prev technicalpuli) (@PulisicSZN10) September 7, 2020
What a performance from Jorginho tonight 👏🏼🔵
Chelsea midfield.. 🔥🤩 pic.twitter.com/u2SsLrerXs
— Mazen (@CMayzen) September 7, 2020