Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 15:10 IST
Chelsea accomplished one of the vital sensational strikes after hijacking Arsenal goal Mykhaylo Mudryk within the January switch window. It is now being reported that the Blues at the moment are ready to pull off one other vital signing fairly quickly. According to media shops, Chelsea at the moment are the frontrunner in roping in Benfica’s World Cup-winning midfielder Enzo Fernandez. The London-based outfit had beforehand expressed their want to signal Enzo firstly of the January switch window however their proposal was rejected by Benfica. The Portuguese soccer membership had knowledgeable that assembly the £106million launch clause will solely permit Enzo to depart. Well, the scenario appears to have modified now. Chelsea might not truly pay the discharge clause and as a substitute the London-based outfit is anticipated to provide equal instalments to match the quantity.
Benfica supervisor Roger Schmidt had lately opened up on Enzo Fernandez’s attainable switch.
“This question is closed. He is (Enzo Fernandez) one of our players. He is happy, training well, he is part of the team. Everything has been said. Now we restart from zero with Enzo. He will be back, we count on him – he is our player, we need Enzo,” Schmidt had reportedly stated.
Enzo Fernandez had joined Benfica in July 2022. Enzo has thus far donned the Benfica jersey 27 occasions. In worldwide circuit, Enzo produced a exceptional present within the FIFA World Cup 2022. The 22-year-old performed a key function within the midfield to information Argentina to their second FIFA World Cup title.
Meanwhile, Chelsea have been fairly energetic within the January switch window. After signing Mykhaylo Mudryk from Shakhtar Donetsk, the London giants succeeded in roping in David Datro Fofana, Andrey Santos, Benoit Badiashile.
Chelsea’s midfield appeared to be in disarray this season. French midfielder N’Golo Kante’s harm made issues worse for Chelsea. Jorginho and Mason Mount have additionally failed to do something spectacular this season until now. Moreover, Chelsea crew administration haven’t but been ready to prolong Kante and Jorginho’s contracts which can expire on the finish of the 2022-23 season. In the Premier League standings, Graham Potter’s males presently discover themselves on the 10th spot.
Chelsea, of their subsequent Premier League project, shall be up in opposition to Liverpool on the Anfield on Saturday.
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