Chelsea in talks with Enzo Fernandez, with big deal u-turn: report

Chelsea target Enzo Fernandez during the Primeira Liga match between Benfica and Sporting CP on 15 January, 2023 at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal
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Chelsea are reportedly preparing to re-enter negotiations over a move for Benfica and Argentina star Enzo Fernandez, after talks broke down earlier this month.

The Blues failed in their previous bid to sign the World Cup-winning playmaker, with Benfica rejecting their attempt to pay less than his release clause.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...