Enzo Fernandez delighted to be part of the Chelsea project – Gapuran Sport

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Enzo Fernandez new Chelsea signing Honoring the club’s hierarchy for breaking a transfer record to bring him to Stamford Bridge.

The Blues confirmed on Tuesday morning that World Cup winner Fernandez has completed a move from Benfica for an English record £106.8m (€120.5m). After negotiations run until the final hours of the dramatic deadline.

Benfica were the first to announce overnight signings. And Chelsea praised Fernandez’s capture on Wednesday morning.

“I’m grateful to Chelsea and the owners for doing everything possible to make me a part of this project,” the 22-year-old told the club’s official website.

“I am happy and excited to be joining Pride of London, playing in the best league in the world. and compete for the biggest trophy

“I can’t wait to play in front of our supporters and help my team-mates on and off the pitch.”

The PA news agency understands that Fernandez underwent medical treatment in Lisbon on Tuesday evening. because the club is implementing the agreement with an agency involved in installments where the fee will be paid according to the agreement until late

Fernandez becomes the Blues’ eighth signing in the transfer market. by team owner Todd Boehly paid approximately £318 million (€358m) in total in January.

“In Enzo we are signing a World Cup winner and one of the most talented players in world football,” said Bohli.

“We are excited to add him to Graham’s (Potter) team and we are confident that he will be an important part of our team going forward.

“Enzo has shown his abilities at the highest level. So we’re looking forward to seeing what he will do in the Chelsea blue game!”

Fernandez, who won the Silver Ball for best young player during Argentina’s World Cup in Qatar last year, has signed an eight-and-a-half-year contract, in line with the club’s policy this season on long-term contracts with players in to spread out payouts and within UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules

The Blues’ spending since Bohly bought the club last May has been more than £550m (€619m), although PA understands UEFA are set to close a loophole that has allowed the amount to be spent. much by limiting the length of time such agreements can be made. will spread over five years

Fernandez, who joined Benfica from River Plate in Argentina seven months ago for £8.8m (€10m), but his shares skyrocketed after a successful start. A season in the Portuguese Primeira Liga that leads He will command a British transfer fee record after just 29 games for the Lisbon side.

He caught the attention of the world as his country became world champion for the third time in December. by starting the tournament as a substitute But broke into the team after scoring against Mexico. and started every subsequent match Including the final against France in Lusail. He made his international debut for Lionel Scaloni’s side last September.

After unsuccessful negotiations with Benfica in early January. Chelsea are reportedly being persuaded to return with a new bid. After UEFA plans to introduce maximum contract terms starting from the next transfer window.

Currently, the fee can be recorded as a club’s annual spending figures spread over the length of a player’s contract. This allows clubs to negotiate higher fees. Terms up to 5 years mean transfer fees must be spread out over a shorter period. This will limit the total amount that can be spent.

The club took full advantage of the loophole during Bohli’s tenure. January’s outlay rose to more than the £250 million (€281.5) spent last summer.

England defender Benoit Badiachile was signed from Monaco for £35m (€39.4m). England Under-21 international Noni Madouque joined from PSV. Eindhoven for £29m (€33m), while Ukrainian winger Kylo Moodrik was snatched from under Premier League leaders Arsenal for £88m (€99m).

Portugal international Joao Felix was signed on loan from Atletico Madrid and French right-back Malo Gusto joined from Lyon before being loaned back to the Ligue 1 side for the remainder of the season, David Fofana from Molde. and Andrey Santos from Vasco de Gama fulfills incredible ambition for Bohli and club

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