Jorginho could seal his move to Manchester City from Napoli after Italy’s Monday clash with Holland.
Talks are ongoing but the midfielder’s agent Joao Santos feels the two clubs are close to a deal.
Reports suggest City may pay near £44million for Jorginho but the initial fee will be lower.
Santos said: “An offer from City reached Napoli and we are waiting.
“They don’t seem to have rejected the offer.
“City would be very welcome, an opportunity not to be turned down.
“The coach is one of the best in Europe.”
Jorginho, 26, is in the squad for Italy’s friendlies with France tomorrow and the Dutch on Monday.
He would then be free to travel to Manchester to finalise personal terms.
City are close to a club-record £60m agreement with Leicester for long-term target Riyad Mahrez.
Etihad chief Pep Guardiola has insisted he only wants “one or two” signings.
And he hopes to tie up most of his shopping early, just like he did last summer when recruiting Ederson and Bernardo Silva.
Meanwhile, Sporting Lisbon have joined Manchester United in eyeing England’s discarded keeper Joe hart.
The Primeira Liga giants want serious competition for their Portugal No1 Rui Patricio.
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