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Chelsea news: Jorginho vows to play for Palmeiras in the Club World Cup

Chelsea face Brazilian side Palmeiras in the Club World Cup final on Saturday, but they face a selection dilemma because Jorginho has made a promise to his opponents.

Chelsea are in a pickle ahead of the Club World Cup final on Saturday.

With a 1-0 win over Al Hilal on Wednesday, the Blues secured their place in the final of the club's only major trophy.

However, with the return of its Africa Cup of Nations stars, the team is in a selection quandary ahead of Saturday's match.

It comes after midfielder Jorginho revealed how the squad is preparing for the Club World Cup final by making a promise to opponents Palmeiras.

And Jose Mourinho's classy gesture to a former Chelsea player has been revealed.

Here are the most recent Chelsea headlines from Mirror Football.

Let Your Voice Be Heard!What did you think of Chelsea's performance against Al Hilal in the Club World Cup?Tell us about it here.

Mourinho's refined gesture

Former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer told a story about his ex-manager Jose Mourinho's classy gesture.

Schwarzer was a bit-part player for Mourinho at Chelsea, but that didn't stop the former Blues manager from appreciating the Australian's efforts at the club.

Schwarzer revealed to Ladbrokes at the launch of the 5-A-Side Bet on Leicester v West Ham that Mourinho thanked him for his role in Chelsea's 2015 League Cup final win, despite the fact that he'd moved to Leicester City midway through the season.

Dilemma in selection

Chelsea is in a pickle ahead of Saturday's Club World Cup final against Palmeiras.

Kepa Arrizabalaga was in goal for the semi-final win over Al Hilal, with Edouard Mendy missing due to his Africa Cup of Nations heroics with Senegal.

However, Mendy has rejoined his club teammates ahead of the final, posing a selection dilemma for his managers, especially given Kepa's impressive performance in Wednesday's game.

Palmeiras' Jorginho has vowed

Jorginho, a Chelsea midfielder, has vowed to "bring the trophy home" when the Blues face Palmeiras in the CLub World Cup final on Saturday.

The Blues are on the verge of making history after securing a place in the final, the only major competition the club has never won.

Jorginho, who was born in Brazil, understands how important playing in the Club World Cup will be for Saturday's opponents, as he has hinted that they will want to prove they are better than European teams.

However, the midfielder has provided some insight into how he and his teammates are preparing, as well as the mindset within the Chelsea camp as the game approaches.

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