Chelsea report: Enzo Fernandez transfer uncertain as midfielder returns to action

Chelsea-linked Enzo Fernandez of Argentina looks on during the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-final match between the Netherlands and Argentina on 9 December, 2022 at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail, Qatar.
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Chelsea's attempts to sign World Cup-winning Benfica wonderkid Enzo Fernandez appear to have been dented, with reports suggesting that talks over a potential move have ground to a halt.

The midfielder scooped the Best Young Player award as Argentina were crowned world champions in Qatar, and he has been strongly linked with a switch to Stamford Bridge.

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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...