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Jorginho thinks that Barella is similar to Kante

Sun 13 June 2021 | 18:11

Italy star Jorginho has compared his teammate with Chelsea star and sends Eriksen a message.



3-0 victory over


, their playmaker


has talked about the team, insisting that they have a very organized and professional squad with stars like

Nicolo Barella

, who is similar to Chelsea’s high-profile midfielder



“We saw a good and organized team, we must be very careful because they’ve been playing under the same coach for many years and have many experienced players,”

Jorginho said


“We have our own identity, we want the ball, and we want to find the spaces, always looking ahead. Whoever is on the pitch must follow this idea,.

“It’s always nice to win and we always celebrate when we do so. However, we know this is a difficult competition and this team will always remain humble. We are working to win, but we know the next game is always the most difficult one.”

Chelsea’s playmaker has talked about his teammates, especially Nicolo Barella, insisting that he has many similar features with Kante. He also says that the players must help each other on and off the pitch and thinks that Italy’s squad is full of players with great characters.

“They are very similar, they run for everybody, for 120 minutes, they cover the entire pitch and help us recover the ball. I think they are very similar,” Jorginho



“I am a lad who tries to help everybody. There are many players with personality here and we need everybody’s help: Chiellini, Bonucci, Insigne, Verratti, Immobile, Donnarumma. We need everybody, we can always do well,.

“When I was a child, I used to watch Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Kaka. When I was 13, I met a coach who played me as a deep-lying playmaker, so Pirlo and Xavi became my role models.”

He has also talked about Denmark’s player Eriksen wishing him the best things.

“What happened yesterday is really strong,”

said Jorginho


“I was thinking about his teammates and his wife who was there. On behalf of all of us, I wish Eriksen and his family good luck. I tell him to be strong.”

source: SportMob