• Latest twist in Chelsea’s pursuit of Enzo Fernandez as The Blues continue to search for midfield reinforcements this summer.
Latet Twist In Chelsea's Pursuit Of Enzo Fernandez

Last week, it was announced that Chelsea were closing in on signing highly rated Argentine midfielder Enzo Fernandez. According to reports, the London club offered a fee in the region of €85 million for the talented young player. However, now the Benfica are not interested in selling for anything less than the €120m release clause in his contract.

Enzo Fernandez is an integral part of the Benfica team. At just 21 years old, he has already established himself as a key player for the club, With a number of impressive performances in both the domestic league and the Champions League. He was also a key part of the Argentine national team that won the World Cup last month, and was named the best young player at the tournament.


Benfica are in a strong financial position and are under no pressure to sell. The club makes smart financial decisions. They see the value in keeping a player like Enzo Fernandez in their squad at least till the summer. Of course, there is always the possibility that Benfica could receive an offer that they simply can’t refuse this month. However, it seems that they are content to keep Enzo Fernandez as a key part of their team for now.

Latet Twist In Chelsea's Pursuit Of Enzo Fernandez

Chelsea will no doubt be disappointed, but Fabrizio Romano insists that a deal could still happen for Chelsea to sign the talented midfielder this month. The Blues could also look elsewhere in their search for midfield reinforcements. As for Benfica, they are happy to hold onto one of their star players and will be hoping to see him continue his good form for the club.

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