Man City still want possible £55m deal done this summer

first_imgMore talks are scheduled to take place today and throughout the rest of the week as the two parties attempt to thrash out the deal.He is likely to challenge Fernandinho for a starting role in the centre of midfield, but could also line up alongside him as a playmaker. Jorginho was born in Brazil but qualifies to play for Italy through his grandparents, who immigrated from Veneto. City are prepared to pay around £48million for the Italy international, but Napoli want closer to £55million.Neither side has being willing to budge during negotiations and it was feared talks may collapse as a result.But, according to Il Mattino, there is still a chance Jorginho may get the opportunity to move to the Etihad.The 26-year-old has already given the green light to City over personal terms and as a result they are willing to carry on fighting to agree a transfer fee. 3 3 3center_img Manchester City have not given up hope of signing Napoli star Jorginho.The Premier League champions have been working hard on a deal for the midfielder, but so far they have had little success. Jorginho performed superbly for Napoli as they challenge Juventus for the Serie A title. On the subject of a move, his agent recently told TuttoMercatoWeb: “Jorginho is good at Napoli, but there are negotiations with Manchester City and this is why we do not talk about a renewal.“We are talking about a boy for whom Manchester City represents the opportunity of a lifetime.“But beware – he would not be sad if he stayed in Naples. In Naples the boy is well and is happy.” Napoli midfielder Jorginho in action. last_img

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