His current fortunes are a stark turnaround from the rocky period at the start of his time at Chelsea, which saw him lambasted and labelled Maurizio Sarri's 'son'.
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has admitted he was motivated to embarrass his fierce critics
Former boss Sarri brought Jorginho with him to Stamford Bridge in 2018 on the same day he took up the hotseat and went on to use him regularly.
Parts of the fanbase at the club became increasingly irked at his lack of goals or assists, and Jorginho has now revealed he was keen to leave them 'embarrassed'.
'My start at Chelsea made me miss it [Napoli] even more,' he wrote in a piece for The Players' Tribune. 'We all remember what they were saying, right? I was too slow. I was too weak. I was Sarri's son. Man, it made me so angry.
Jorginho (second from left) was brought to the club by Maurizio Sarri (left) and played often
'But listen, they underestimated me. You see, I've had a turbulent start at every club I've been with.