Jorginho had agreed to join Manchester City before Chelsea move, says agent

Courtois celebrates FA Cup triumph. Image PA

The most frustrating transfer saga of the summer for Manchester City fans was the club's pursuit of Napoli midfielder Jorginho, which lasted for an eternity before the player eventually joined Chelsea instead.

The midfielder is well acquainted with Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, having played under him for three seasons at Napoli.

He was close to joining defending champions Manchester City before Sarri commandeered him for the Blues.

He said: "When you see the [Champions League] draw on TV, the groups and your team is not there, I felt like smashing the TV set".

Unlike City, Chelsea could not offer Jorginho Champions League football this season but he admitted that the presence of Sarri had a big bearing on his decision.

Moses, 27, who recently quit global football so as to focus on his club career, has made only a substitute appearance in the Premier League for "The Blues" this season.

"It is also quite hard to explain certain things".

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As The Sun reports, the former Blue has taken "another dig at Chelsea" by comparing them unfavourably with his new club Real Madrid.

"I do not know yet, we will do the accounts in April-May, but I do not exclude any possibility".

"To understand the difference with the infrastructure in England you have to experience it".

Thibaut Courtois made his first start for Real Madrid on Saturday since making a £35 million move from Chelsea this summer.

"We'll see how it goes, with the decision to be made on the pitch".

The merry men of West London romped to four straight victories in the league that has seen the Italian worldwide, who directed play from the base of midfield, make the most passes (417) so far in the Premier League.

Following this weekend's worldwide break, Chelsea will return to action on Saturday 15 September when they host Cariff. The Premier League is attractive.

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