Chelsea midfielder Jorginho will reportedly begin talks over a new contract with the club as he reportedly sees his long-term future at Stamford Bridge.
The last few months have been a roller-coaster ride for the 28-year-old.
He was frozen out of the team in the first few games of the Premier League return before N’Golo Kante and Billy Gilmour’s injury paved the way for his return to the team.
Having been heavily linked with a return to Italy, he remains a Chelsea player with the Premier League and Serie A summer transfer window now closed.
Footballing-wise, things also look bright for Jorginho
He made Frank Lampard’s starting line-up in all of Chelsea’s Premier League games this season, including in the last 4-0 win over London rivals Crystal Palace in which he scored two goals from the spot.
Despite primarily operating as the deepest man in a midfield three throughout his career, Jorginho is arguably the obvious choice to play alongside N’Golo Kante in Lampard’s new double-pivot midfield.
And according to a report from Area Napoli, the regista is convinced to extend his stay in West London with first contacts for a new contract coming in the next few days.
Jroginho and Chelsea’s representatives are planning the details of about the contract extension, the report added.
The reliability of the report is questionable, though.
The Italy international still has three years left in his current contract, and it will last until he is 31.
And if all these years taught us anything, it’s that Chelsea are very strict about contract policy for players who are in the later stage of their careers.