Kaio Jorge: Chelsea to battle Juventus for Brazilian star dubbed next Cristiano Ronaldo

Kaio Jorge: Chelsea to battle Juventus for Brazilian star dubbed next Cristiano Ronaldo

- Kaio Jorge could be moving to Europe this summer

- Chelsea are the latest club to join the chase for the forward

- Juventus and Leverkusen have also shown interest in the player

Brazilian youngster Kaio Jorge has emerged as a priority transfer target for Premier League giants Chelsea.

The 18-year-old dubbed new Cristiano Ronaldo has also been linked with a move to join Italian League giants Juventus and Bayer Leverkusen.

Meanwhile, SunSport quoting German source Kicker claim Frank Lampard might make a move for the teenage sensation this summer.

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The Blues are hoping they can exploit their relationship with the representative of former players David Luiz and Oscar to seal the deal as they share the same agent.

Chelsea and agent Giuliano Bertolucci have partnered for a long time and it might the cutting edge the London club needed to make the deal happen.

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Reports in Turin claim the Old Lady were in pole position to bring the attacker to Allianz Stadium but the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic might have ruined the chance.

Jorge has a deal with his present club until the end of 2021 having sealed a three-year deal with the club in January 2019.

The forward since joining the club has scored just once for Santos, he scored five goals while his team cruise to FIFA the U-17 World Cup triumph last year.

When asked about the transfer speculation recently, he said: "I leave these things to my agent. I don't get involved, he manages them.

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"Right now I'm very happy at Santos and I want to keep doing well, growing and improving my football. "Every day I learn something new and get stronger."

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Meanwhile, the youngster has been likened to Ronaldo due to his superb technique, quick feet, and great aerial ability.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud has revealed that God told him to remain at Stamford Bridge and that was why he signed a new one-year extension.

The French World Cup-winning striker was initially meant to run out of contract with the Blues this month, but the club convinced him to stay till next summer.

He said was close to leaving the London club earlier this year after failing to get enough playing time which could afford him named in the France squad for Euro 2020 tourney.

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