Enzo speaks to the press after Blues win World Cup in English record
World Cup winner Enzo Fernandez has joined Chelsea.
Enzo Fernandez new Chelsea signing Criticized the media following his record-breaking transfer from Benfica.
The Blues have reached a £106.8m deal with the Portuguese giants. By agreeing to pay the midfielder’s full release clause before the transfer window closes.
Fernandez, 22, is the most expensive player traded on English soil, eclipsing the £100m Manchester City paid for Jack Grealish in 2021.
Fernandez wrote on social media: “I am grateful to God for giving me the opportunity to play for one of the biggeeeeest clubs in the world. where I enjoy every moment to the fullest and always give my best.”
“Let’s not let the media do what we create together because it’s a cool thing that I never thought of.
“Thank you to all our collaborators who have worked hard to make the institution even greater than it already is.
“Thank you to my colleagues who treated me the best and made me feel at home.
“I thank the management of the club. And especially Roger Schmidt (Benfica coach) all staff for their trust and respect every day.
The River Plate Academy graduate joined Benfica last July. But rose to prominence when he helped Argentina lift its third World Cup trophy in December. His performaaaaance has earned him a nomination as a youth player of the tournament in Qatar.
Chelsea chasing stars throughout January But a deal looks unlikely given the Portuguese side’s reported demands on the structure of the deal.
But after sparking interest again in the past few days. The Blues were successful towards the end. to add Fernandez to Graham Potter’s bulging team.
Argentinian World Cup Winner This was the club’s eighth first-team player during the January sale. A deal has been awarded until the summer of 2031 at Stamford Bridge.
He follows in the footsteps of Mykhailo Mudryk and Benoit Badiashile in joining Todd Boehly’s revolution in West London.