We’re approaching another summer when Chelsea midfielder Jorginho will once again be heavily linked to a return to Italy, and his agent seems to be already fuelling the rumours.

Today it’s Radio Kiss Kiss who brings the quotes from João Santos, who is now responding to the stories regarding the player’s move back to Napoli.

“A return of Sarri to Napoli with Jorginho is a great idea. The player has a two-and-a-half-year contract with Chelsea and it’s an important contract,” said João Santos (via Il Bianconero).

“In terms of football it’s possible, certainly. We have to see what De Laurentiis thinks. Naples is a city that Jorginho loves very much, which has marked an important part of his career. Sarri was an important coach for him, with whom he expressed himself at very high levels.”

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Jorginho’s return to Napoli has also been commented by Diego Armando Maradona Junior, son of the Argentine legend, who had a chat with Radio CRC today.

He, however, turned down the rumours a little.

“Maybe! I would like to, but unfortunately there’s no basis for such an operation,” he said (via Arena Napoli).

“The reasons are many. First of all, Jorginho at Chelsea earns a lot of salary money. Secondly, he still has two and a half years on his contract. Finally, it must be considered that Napoli are never used to taking back players sold in previous years.”

Signed from Napoli on a €57m move in 2018, Jorginho was a request from manager Maurizio Sarri, who took that very same path that particular summer.

Even though the player wasn’t always used by Frank Lampard this season, things changed with the arrival of Thomas Tuchel, as the 29-year-old has been a constant starter of late.

With a contract running until 2023, Chelsea can probably be very calm and analyse offers before they take a decision on his future, and it will likely all depend on what their German manager has planned going forward.