Enzo Fernandez is in ‘direct talks’ with Chelsea reported by Romano


Fabrizio Romano have claimed that Enzo Fernandez is directly in talks with Chelsea. Chelsea are in talks with Enzo Fernandez and Benfica to complete the deal. The Blues are keen to sign the 21-year-old after his performance at the World Cup. Chelsea are eager to sign him before their rivals. Many Premier League clubs are also interested to sign the player. However, Todd Boehly is looking to scoop in before that and sign the young player. They are looking to complete the signing by this month which is likely to be a record transfer deal for Chelsea. The release clause for Enzo Fernandez is set to break Chelsea’s own past records. Romano have claimed that talks are continuing with Benfica as Chelsea look to get the final deal sealed by Benfica’s president.

Enzo Fernandez to join Chelsea this transfer window

Benfica were reluctant to let the player go. They had even tried to convince Fernandez against joining Chelsea. They are currently in a dire league position hence they wanted to hold out the move. Fabrizio Romano have claimed,

“Chelsea and Benfica will hold new direct talks today for Enzo Fernandez. The deal is advanced as reported last week, but Rui Costa’s final approval is still pending – as key step to get it done.”

He further added,

“Enzo has agreed terms with Chelsea last Wednesday. He wants the move.”

The Blues would be willing to do everything to sign Enzo Fernandez this window. Chelsea have apprehended that they would have to face a lot of competition for the player after this season ends. They would want for this deal to go through as soon as possible.

The young player had a very successful World Cup tournament. He was even awarded the Golden Boy trophy. Fernandez have shown his abilities in the tournaments and have shown that he could be a sensational asset. Furthermore, he have since then proved his ability to perform on the world’s biggest stage. With there still being a lot of uncertainty about N’golo Kante and Jorginho’s future at the club, reinforcing the team with new talents could be beneficial for them.

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