As he prepares for a significant milestone in Chelsea's Champions League clash with Juventus on Wednesday, Italy midfielder Jorginho can reflect on the golden year that silenced his critics.
Chelsea and Italy midfielder Jorginho was named UEFA men's player of the year at a ceremony in Istanbul on Thursday, beating his club colleague N'Golo Kante and Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne to the prize.
Chelsea duo N'Golo Kante and Jorginho have been shortlisted for the UEFA men's player of the year prize for the 2020/21 season alongside Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne, European football's governing body announced on Thursday.
Italy midfielder Jorginho said on Sunday that he sees the same hunger in his national side's Euro 2020 squad as his Chelsea team that recently lifted the Champions League trophy.
9 Dec 2020
Frank Lampard praised Chelsea's "good progression" after Jorginho's penalty rescued a 1-1 draw against Krasnodar in their last Champions League Group E match on Tuesday.
4 May 2019
Cesar Azpilicueta insists Jorginho will eventually silence the critics because the much-maligned Chelsea midfielder is reaching peak form heading into Sunday's crucial clash against Watford. Jorginho has endured a difficult first season with Chelsea after his ponderous displays and strong connection to polarising Blues boss Maurizio Sarri made him a target for the club's frustrated…
3 Mar 2019
Jorginho fired Chelsea to a 2-1 win at struggling Fulham on Sunday as Blues keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga began to make amends for his Wembley mutiny with an impressive display.
22 Feb 2019
Ederson wowed fans on social media with his 87-yard assist for Raheem Sterling's winner against Schalke on Wednesday. The Brazil international sent a well-executed floated pass over his opponent's defence that found Sterling. That was Ederson's second assist of the season that now takes him level with some esteemed stars. The Manchester City goalkeeper now…