A case of mistaken identity for Jorginho?


Jorginho and his Chelsea team-mates were on the receiving end of a 4-0 thrashing by Manchester United on Sunday – but was it so bad that the Italian decided to change his name? The 27-year-old was on the field for three of United’s goals in Chelsea’s miserable Premier League opener at Old Trafford. He was withdrawn with a quarter of the match remaining, not long before Daniel James put a fourth past the Blues. Chelsea’s Jorginho with an incorrectly spelled name on his shirt during the Super Cup in Istanbul (Peter Byrne/PA) Jorginho was back in Frank Lampard’s starting line-up for Wednesday night’s Super Cup clash with Liverpool in Istanbul, although there was something different about the former Napoli midfielder. On closer inspection the word stamped on his back was Jorghino, rather than Jorginho. The misprinted replica kit could well become a collector’s item for Chelsea fans in the future. The Brazil-born schemer followed Maurizio Sarri from Napoli to Stamford Bridge in July 2018, featuring in the Europa League final victory over Arsenal that earned Chelsea a place in this year’s Super Cup. Sarri has since left for Juventus, with former Blues midfielder Lampard replacing him as head coach. The midfielder formerly known as Jorginho tangles with Liverpool’s James Milner (Nick Potts/PA) Topics Chelsea, Liverpool, Chelsea, Jorginho, UEFA Super Cup, Liverpool Mo Salah plays keepy-uppy with young amputee footballers Adrian set for first Liverpool start in Super Cup final Female referee Frappart makes history by taking charge of men’s Super Cup Liverpool and Chelsea fans able to apply for UEFA Super Cup tickets from Tuesday Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties in Istanbul to win Super Cup Female referee Frappart makes history by taking charge of men’s Super Cup Macclesfield winding-up petition is adjourned Rangers on verge of signing Leicester midfielder Andy King on loan Bolton sale set to go through after Bassini injunction amended Neymar has chosen his preferred destination between Barcelona and Real Madrid – but it’s not that simple Jurgen Klopp decided to take a massive gamble in the transfer window – here’s why Liverpool vs Chelsea live stream: how to watch the UEFA Super Cup final Juventus have made contact with Christian Eriksen – but there’s some good news for Tottenham 7 players who were persistently linked with Premier League moves… but never came

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