Jorginho's shirt at Super Cup raises eyebrows

Jorginho and his Chelsea team-mates were on the receiving end of a 4-0 thrashing by Manchester United on Sunday – but was it so bad that the Italian decided to change his name?

The 27-year-old was on the field for three of United's goals in Chelsea's miserable Premier League opener at Old Trafford.

Chelsea's Jorginho with an incorrectly spelled name on his shirt during the Super Cup in Istanbul
Chelsea's Jorginho with an incorrectly spelled name on his shirt during the Super Cup in Istanbul (Peter Byrne/PA)

He was withdrawn with a quarter of the match remaining, not long before Daniel James put a fourth past the Blues.

Jorginho was back in Frank Lampard's starting line-up for Wednesday night's Super Cup clash with Liverpool in Istanbul, although there was something different about the former Napoli midfielder.

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Chelsea's Olivier Giroud scores his side's first goal of the game during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Chelsea's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Chelsea's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
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Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Liverpool's Sadio Mane (left) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with team-mate Roberto Firmino (right) during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Match referee Stephanie Frappart books Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta (28) during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard (left) throws the ball back into play during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
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Liverpool's Sadio Mane (centre) celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Chelsea's Jorginho scores his side's second goal of the game from the penalty spot during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Chelsea's Jorginho celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game from the penalty spot during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Chelsea's Jorginho with an incorrectly spelled name on his shirt during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Chelsea's Jorginho with an incorrectly spelled name on his shirt during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk (left) and Fabinho perform stretches during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - AUGUST 14: Liverpool's Sadio Mane (10) celebrates his goal in the first part of the 30 minutes of extra time after the match ended 1-1 in 90 minutes during the UEFA Super Cup Final between Liverpool and Chelsea at Vodafone Park in Istanbul, Turkey on August 14, 2019. (Photo by Metin Pala/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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Liverpool's Jordan Henderson and goalkeeper Adrian celebrate after victory in the penalty shoot out during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Match referee Stephanie Frappart with her medal after the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker reacts after the penaty shoot out during the UEFA Super Cup Final at Besiktas Park, Istanbul.
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On closer inspection the word stamped on his back was Jorghino, rather than Jorginho. The misprinted replica kit could well become a collector's item for Chelsea fans in the future.

The Brazil-born schemer followed Maurizio Sarri from Napoli to Stamford Bridge in July 2018, featuring in the Europa League final victory over Arsenal that earned Chelsea a place in this year's Super Cup. Sarri has since left for Juventus, with former Blues midfielder Lampard replacing him as head coach.

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