Chelsea ace Jorginho trolls back at Rio Ferdinand after sharing video of Man Utd hero saying he ‘couldn’t run or defend’


CHELSEA star Jorginho has hit back at Rio Ferdinand as he shared a clip of the BT Sport pundit slating him.

The Manchester United legend had talked about beforehand that the midfielder ‘couldn’t run, isn’t great at defending and struggles against the big teams’.

Jorginho acquired his Uefa Player of the Award award this weekCredit: Getty
He has trolled Rio Ferdinand over comments he previously made slating him
He has trolled Rio Ferdinand over ideas he beforehand made slating himCredit: BT Sport

The 29-year-old carried out the total recreation to assist the Blues start their Champions League defence with a 1-0 win over Zenit on Tuesday.

His reveals contained in the rivals closing season had been furthermore ample to land him Uefa’s Player of the Year award forward of team-mate N’Golo Kante and Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne.

Jorginho initially struggled at Stamford Bridge after his arrival in 2018 from Napoli and Ferdinand, 42, was one of the pundits to criticise him.

Now a clip of him dissing the Italian worldwide from back in 2019 has re-emerged on Wednesday courtesy of Chelsea fan account ‘every little issue.blues_’ on Tik Tok and Instagram.

It reveals Ferdinand slating the Blues fave earlier than the participant is then seen gathering his Uefa Player of the Year award.

In the clip, Ferdinand says: “He gets no assists, he’s not a great defender, once a game gets like this against the big teams he gets overrun in midfield and he can’t run.”


Euro 2020 winner Jorgingo clearly felt irritated by the ideas and shared the clip onto his Instagram story.

Discussing his sticky begin to life at Chelsea, Jorginho educated The Players’ Tribune: “My begin at Chelsea made me miss it [Napoli] far more.

“We all consider what they’d been saying, appropriate? I used to be too gradual. I used to be too weak. I used to be Sarri’s son. Man, it made me so indignant. 

“But pay attention, they underestimated me. You see, I’ve had a turbulent begin at each membership I’ve been with. Every membership. It’s unbelievable.

“When I obtained proper right here to Verona, no specific particular person wished me. They despatched me on mortgage to the fourth division. Nobody wished me there every. But I saved working and I gained respect. I went back to Verona and we went as loads as Serie A.

“I had a difficult yr at Napoli, too, after which Sarri obtained proper right here and altered every little issue.

“So the Chelsea stuff? Puh! I merely used the criticism as gasoline. I used to be pondering, ‘These people are going to be embarrassed.

“And now I’m sitting here with a Europa League title and a Champions League title. So to all the critics, I just want to say one thing. Thank you. Really, thank you all.”

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