Chelsea sign Jorginho: It’s Official

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Chelsea have signed Napoli midfielder Jorginho on a five-year deal for £57 million. He will be wearing the no. 5 shirt.

The 26-year-old Italian International followed his former boss Maurizio Sarri to become Chelsea’s first official signing this summer.

“I am absolutely ecstatic to be here at Chelsea,” Jorginho said. “It is not easy to become part of such a big team so I am very, very happy. I am excited to play in such an intense league for a team that gives everything to play and win.”

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Chelsea appoint Maurizio Sarri as their new Manager

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It’s true. Sarri is Blue!!!

The former Napoli boss has signed a three-year contract worth around £18million. The 59-year-old will take over as a Manager after Antonio Conte was sacked on Friday.

The Italian led Napoli to two second-place finishes in his three seasons in charge of the Serie A club, who named Carlo Ancelotti as his successor in May.

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Isaiah Thomas agrees to a one-year deal with Denver Nuggets

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According to various media reports, Isaiah Thomas – the former Lakers point guard – has agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets.

Thomas was a second-round draft pick for the Sacramento Kings in 2011 but became a two-time All-Star during his two-plus seasons with the Boston Celtics from 2014 to 2017. Last off-season, he was dealt to Cleveland as part of the trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Celtics.

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