Toe Poke Daily: Chelsea snub transfer ban by unveiling new player ‘Jorghino’

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The FC crew praise Liverpool’s backup goalkeeper Adrian for his starring role in the Red’s penalty shootout victory over Chelsea.

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Chelsea fans had to do double-take when their side ran out to face Liverpool in Wednesday’s UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul.

Wasn’t there a transfer ban in place? How had Frank Lampard managed to smuggle a new player into their starting line-up?

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Alas, it wasn’t a new player after all. It was just the alter-ego of Jorginho, the midfielder they signed in 2018 from Napoli. 


Yes the kit man had made a mess of the Chelsea playmaker’s moniker, but he’s not the first to make such a mistake. Just last month, LA Galaxy’s front-line was led by a certain Zlatan Irbahimovic!

Still, the typo didn’t stop the Brazil-born Italy international scoring an extra-time penalty in typically cool fashion to send the match to a shootout, which Liverpool won to lift the trophy.

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