Manchester City closing in on £46.5m Jorginho transfer

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Manchester City are closing in on a deal in the region of £46.5m for Napoli midfielder Jorginho, according to Sky sources.

Sky Sports News understands that, despite reports in Italy, no deal has been agreed as yet.

A number of issues are still to be sorted, including payment schedules, add-ons and the possibility of a pre-season friendly between the two clubs.

Jorginho scored against Manchester City in the Champions League in November
Image: Jorginho scored against Manchester City in the Champions League in November

The Italy international has posted a picture on Instagram boarding a flight at the end of a family holiday to Brazil and is expected to head for Manchester for a medical whenever an agreement is reached.

Jorginho made 37 appearances for Napoli last season, scoring three goals, including one against City in the Champions League in November.

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