‘He’s fast, strong and he has so much quality on the ball’ – Jorginho hails new Chelsea signing

Kalidou Koulibaly

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has revealed his pleasure at seeing former teammate Kalidou Koulibaly sign for Chelsea.

Koulibaly signed up for Chelsea from Napoli, in a deal reportedly worth £33.8m.

Jorginho has welcomed his former teammate to Chelsea, and believes he’d adapt well in his new environment.

Jorginho has also hailed the signing to be a top one. According to Jorginho, Koulibaly is a quality player who’s fast, strong and good with the ball on his feet.

“I am so, so happy he’s here,” Jorginho told the club’s website.

“As a player, he’s a brilliant defender – fast, strong and he has so much quality on the ball with both feet. He’s also a real leader.”

He added: ‘We’ve stayed in contact since I left Napoli. He speaks better English already than I do so that will be good for him to help settle in!

“It’s going to be really easy for him because of the person he is. Of course we will help him to make it maybe a bit easier for him to get involved with the team-mates and everything, but even if he didn’t know us it would be easy for him because he’s such a good guy.”