Chelsea’s buying spree has come to a really good end. In extra time of the transfer window, they secured Enzo Fernandez (22) from Benfica.
Benfica writes Permit They have reached an agreement with Chelsea regarding the sale of Fernandes for €121m. About NOK 1.3 billion.
In this case, this is a new transfer record for a Premier League club.
There will be an eight-and-a-half-year contract.
Several clubs were reportedly interested in Enzo, who played regularly in midfield Argentina, who won the World Cup in Qatar.
Enzo was named the “Best Young Player” of the tournament.
His previous transfer record was in the Premier League Jack Grealish transfer from Aston Villa to Manchester City in 2021. Grealish cost the Manchester club around NOK 1.2 billion.
Chelsea have already opened the checkbook in the January window. Enzo Fernandes is their eighth signing in this transfer window.
They spent about NOK 3 billion in total. Where was the second most expensive Mykhailo Modric (22) from Shakhtar Donetsk. The Ukrainian cost amounted to about one billion crowns.
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