Chelsea report: Blues dealt blow as Enzo Fernandez transfer takes unexpected twist

Enzo Fernandez
Chelsea are hoping to sign Enzo Fernandez from Benfica this month (Image credit: Getty)

Chelsea have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Benfica midfielder Enzo Fernandez, according to reports.

Fernandez has emerged as the Blues' top transfer target in the January window, with Graham Potter keen to bolster his midfield ranks after a difficult first few months in charge of the club.

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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).