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Why Jorginho chose Chelsea over Manchester City – and how a ‘haunted’ monastery almost cost him his career

(Source: telegraph.co.uk)

When Jorginho was agonising over whether to join Chelsea or Manchester City in the summer, he did what any self-respecting international footballer would do: ask his mum.

He really wanted to play for Pep Guardiola,” remembers Maria Tereza Freitas, speaking from her home in Brazil. “But it did not depend only on him, but on the clubs as well. He asked me: ‘As a player, Mum, which one would you pick: Chelsea or City?’ I said Chelsea because of the greatness and stronger tradition.”

Five months on,  it seems a wise decision. Jorginho and his Chelsea team-mates may be peering up at City in the Premier League table in the build-up to their visit to Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening, but he has…

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