Jorginho is due back in London today to undergo a medical with Chelsea, according to reports in Italy.

Calcio Mercato reports that the player, who flew to England yesterday, returned to Italy in the early evening as he closes in on his move to Chelsea.

The report claims that the player spent the night in Naples but is due to return to England today.

A medical at Chelsea is planned before an official announcement can be made by both clubs.

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Chelsea have stolen the march on Manchester City to complete a deal for the Italian midfielder.

Jorginho has been keen to make the move to the Premier League, with both Chelsea and City keen to sign him.

Both Maurizio Sarri and Pep Guardiola are known to be huge admirers of the player.

The Italian’s arrival will be a welcomed advantage for Sarri at Stamford Bridge having worked so closely with him at Napoli.