Jamie Carragher raves about Chelsea FC signing: He’s Maurzio Sarri’s leader

The Liverpool FC legend believes Chelsea FC midfielder Jorginho is Maurizio Sarri's leader on the pitch

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Chelsea FC star Jorginho Photo: Jorginho / Instagram

Jamie Carragher has hailed Jorginho as Maurizio Sarri’s leader in the Chelsea FC team.

The Blues signed the Italy international in a £57m deal from Serie A giants Napoli in the 2018 summer transfer window.

Jorginho arrived at Stamford Bridge with a battle on his hands to secure a first-team spot given the depth of options in the middle of the park.

However, Sarri, who took over the reins from Antonio Conte in the summer, started Jorginho in a holding role in the Chelsea FC team.

Jorginho scored on his debut from the penalty spot in a 3-0 victory over Huddersfield Town in their Premier League opener last month.

The 26-year-old has impressed with his performances as Chelsea FC notched up five successive victories to sit at the top of the table.

Former Liverpool FC defender Carragher believes Jorginho is a leader for Sarri in the middle of the park.

“He is already ordering players around,” Carragher told Sky Sports. “He is Sarri’s man, he is the coach on the pitch.”

Chelsea FC were 4-1 winners against promoted side Cardiff City in the Premier League last weekend to move ahead of Liverpool FC at the top of the table on goal difference.

The Blues finished in fifth place in the Premier League table after the west London side missed out on a spot in the Champions League.

MORE: Latest Chelsea news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip


MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
ATP Awards: Federer, Nadal and Djokovic headline nominees again, but fresh names emerge
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning house in Madrid
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
The Sport Review
Basel 2018: Roger Federer is home again – naturally
The Sport Review
Jack Wilshere sends advice to Arsenal about Aaron Ramsey
The Sport Review
Unai Emery raves about Mesut Ozil after Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Leicester