Chelsea midfielder Jorginho is ‘still being targeted by Arsenal’ as the Gunners’ pursuit of Houssem Aouar looks set to end in failure
- Frank Lampard looks set to include Jorginho in his Chelsea plans for this season
- The Brazilian midfielder has been attracting interest from Arsenal this summer
- Jorginho scored two penalties on Saturday as the Blues beat Crystal Palace 4-0
- However, Arsenal are still chasing Jorginho after their Houssem Aouar bid failed
The Brazilian has been linked with following his old Blues pal David Luiz across the divide this summer, despite appearing to be a firm part of Frank Lampard’s plans this season.
Jorginho has three goals and an assist in his first three Premier League games this term, scoring a double in a 4-0 demolition of Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Arsenal still want to bring in Chelsea’s Jorginho before the transfer window shuts on Monday
The star scored two penalties in Chelsea’s 4-0 win over Crystal Palace, continuing good form
Mikel Arteta would still like to get some business done this summer after only two additions
However, Arsenal are still keen on securing the star’s signature before the deadline on Monday, according to SkySports.
The Gunners look set to miss out on their top midfielder target Houssem Aouar after the Frenchman reportedly set to stay with Lyon for 2020-21.
Arsenal suffered badly from the financial hit football took amid the coronavirus pandemic but have so far managed to bag centre-back Gabriel for £23m.
Houssem Aouar, Arsenal’s top midfield target, looks set to stay put at Lyon for this season
Frank Lampard looks set to include Jorginho in a central part of his plans for this season
‘It is a crucial moment,’ Gunners boss Mikel Arteta said on the final days before the window slams shut.
‘It defines the people, players, the balance and quality you’re probably going to have for the rest of the season.’