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Sarri applauds Jorginho's performance in Chelsea's pre-season win

Sarri applauds Jorginho's performance in Chelsea's pre-season win

- Sarri praises new signing Jorginho following shoot-out win over Inter Milan

- The Italy international palyed all 90 moinutes against the Serie A side

- The Blues have reportedly accepted a £66m bid for Willian from Man United

Maurizio Sarri was full of praise for Jorginho following Chelsea's penalty shootout win against Inter Milan in the International Champions Cup in Nice on Saturday.

The 26-year-old played full 90 minutes which finished 1-1 after Pedro put the Blues ahead in the first half, before Roberto Gagliardini equalised for Inter.

The Italian midfielder scored Chelsea's first penalty in a shootout which the Blues won 5-4.

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Sarri, who worked with Jorginho at his former club Napoli, described him as a "wonderful player".

"For Jorginho, this is a normal match," Sarri told the club's website. "He has technical ability but Jorginho also has a great mental speed, too. So for this way of football, I think Jorginho is a wonderful player.

"All over the pitch though we move the ball very quickly and we moved it well tonight, but not at the right speed.

"You have to move the ball at a great speed on the floor. Otherwise, we risk to play for 90 minutes with 75 per cent ball possession but without scoring. That's what we need to improve on."

The 59-year-old manager also revealed he was satisfied with his overall team's performance.

He added: "So far I am satisfied. I am of course waiting for the other players from the World Cup to return, but the players gave me total availability.

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"I am satisfied and I saw in the match some things that we have tried in the training sessions. So far, so good!"

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Chelsea have reportedly accepted a £66m offer for Willian from Manchester United and they want Gary Cahill to come with him.

Jose Mourinho has been linked with the Brazilian for months but Barcelona have remained favourites to land him this summer.

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Source: Legit.ng

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