Date: 22nd January 2018 at 8:00pm
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could lose out on playmaker with the central midfielder poised to sign a new deal with the leaders, according to Il Mattino.

The Brazilian born Italian has been scouted by the for a number of years due to his excellent passing range, and ability to dictate play.

Jorginho’s performances this season have been integral to Maurizio Sarri’s side topping the table ahead of Juventus, and have been keen to extend the 26 year old’s stay beyond his current deal.

Il Mattino reports the Partenopei have offered a two year contract extension until 2022, worth €3m a season.  It means the Italian’s wage will double from £25,000 a week to £50,000 a week.

Napoli’s president is said to have arranged a meeting in the next few days to tie up the deal for Jorginho, indicating that will have to move on to other targets if they want to sign a playmaker.

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