Man City target Jorginho 'wanted by four or five Premier League clubs'

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The Napoli midfielder's agent has confirmed that a number of sides are interested in the Italy international but he refused to confirm a bid from City

Napoli star Jorginho is wanted by four or five Premier League clubs as he prepares to make a decision over his future.

The Brazil-born Italy international has enjoyed a fine season, his fourth full campaign at Napoli, and Goal understands Premier League champions Manchester City are getting closer to sealing a £50 million ($68m) transfer.

And despite his agent Joao Santos refusing to confirm City had made an offer, he did reveal that there are a number of clubs from England's top-flight league that are keen on signing the player.

"A Manchester City bid for Jorginho? Everyone knows there are four or five Premier League clubs who want Jorginho," he told CalcioNapoli24.

"Napoli have never talked about anything and I've never talked to other teams officially. I'm waiting for Napoli to define his future.

"Jorginho still has two years left on his contract and if Napoli want to sell him, he'll just have to find an agreement with another team and then he'll have to talk to us about it."

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Jorginho has made 37 appearances in all competitions this season, scoring four goals, although his agent insisted any talks over extending his stay with Napoli will have to wait until the end of the season.

"A hypothetical renewal with an amended contract? We'll have to wait until the end of the season to talk to Napoli," he said.

"Anything can happen in football."