Enzo Fernandez is now pushing for a move to Chelsea before the end of January. The player is keen to join Chelsea before the end of the winter transfer window. Chelsea have been holding talks with Benfica for weeks now but are yet to find a common ground. The Blues have been linked with Enzo Fernandez since the transfer window started. And they are now pushing to sign him before the window closes this week. However, Benfica are adamant that the club have to pay €120 million as a release clause for the player. The Blues would have to pay the full amount to Benfica. Chelsea’s attempt to pay the amount in installments has been rejected time and time again. Meanwhile, the player was disciplined by the Benfica team earlier this month. He had missed two training sessions as he forced his move to Chelsea.
Enzo Fernandez is forcing Benfica to accept Chelsea’s offer
The player had even returned to Argentina for New Year’s celebration without the permission of the club. This was his attempt to force a move to Chelsea. However, he, later on, indicated his wish to stay with Benfica as he celebrated his goal with the fans. But now reports claim that he had another change of heart, and now wants to join the Blues. Enzo Fernandez have indicated to Benfica that he wants a move to Stamford Bridge before the end of January. New reports claim that the Chelsea chiefs are now planning on traveling to Lisbon for a one-on-one talk with the Benfica chiefs. The Blues are set on signing Enzo Fernandez before the transfer window closes this Tuesday.
Chelsea had applied the same tactic for Mykhailo Mudryk. They secured the deal for Mykhailo Mudryk ahead of Arsenal by holding direct talks with the player’s club. Chelsea believes that they can agree on a deal for Enzo Fernandez before the deadline day.
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