#Deadlineday: Jorginho Completes His Move from Chelsea to Arsenal
Arsenal Football Club have confirmed the signing of Jorginho from their rivals, Chelsea.
See Marc Cucurella's Reaction When he Heard Jorginho has Joined Arsenal
The transfer of the player has stirred up mixed reactions among supporters of the Blues and the Gunners. Some feel the deal is a smart move for Chelsea while others think it is a poor move from Arsenal and vice versa.
The reports from the club confirmed that the Italian signed an 18-month contract which is expected to keep him in the Emirates until the summer of 2024 with the option of a one-year extension.
The manager of Arsenal, Mikel Arteta showered praises on the former Chelsea player. He said, the Italian has leadership skills which will be a good addition to his team.
Jorginho is a midfield player with intelligence, deep leadership skills and a huge amount of Premier League and international experience. Jorginho has won in his career, but he still has the hunger and huge willingness to contribute here.
The arrival is the Italian is expected to take the pressure off Partey and Xhaka. Arsenal supporters will hope that the arrival of the midfielder will ensure they win the Premier League title for the first time in 19 years.