While his contract with Chelsea is valid until 2032, 23-year-old Argentine midfielder Enzo Fernandez reportedly wants out.
Joining Chelsea, the Argentine was fresh off an incredible 2022 World Cup campaign in which he won the trophy for Best Young Player. Reportedly, in January of 2023, the sale was valued at $129 million.
Despite competition from other clubs, Enzo accepted Chelsea‘s offer and jumped at the chance to join with them until 2031. Among the league’s highest-paid players, he was involuntarily signed to an eight-year deal.
But Chelsea have been severely underachieving since new owner Todd Boehly took them, despite spending roughly $1.1 billion. They are fifteen points off of the top four and now sit in eleventh place.
Rumors circulated last month that Enzo is considering leaving England, possibly due to frustration with the club’s performance. However, according to , his agency made things clear by implying differently.
“I really don’t understand why reports came out of nowhere about Enzo planning to leave Chelsea. We know the plan of the club, plan of the owners. He’s happy and wants to stay.”
How did Fernandez react to previous exit talk, despite having agreed 8 years of contract at Chelsea?
Despite their struggling season so far, the Blues stunned Aston Villa in Wednesday’s FA Cup fourth-round replay with a dominant performance. Key to the 3-1 victory was midfielder Enzo Fernandez’s goal.
Todd Boehly’s policy of offering 8 year contracts has the potential to limit Chelsea’s room to move in the market in the future
From 30 yards out, he expertly directed a free-kick past Emi Martinez of Argentina and into the far corner of the net. As he celebrated, the midfielder seemed to respond to the talk by pointing to the ground in a manner that suggests he is staying.
Despite his desire to leave, Fernandez seems to be unable to do so due to his contract expiring in 2031 or 2032, depending on the source. As…
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Author : Martina Alcheva
Publish date : 2024-02-10 15:50:52
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