E. Fernandez to Chelsea for the highest transfer fee in British history! Benfica officially announces


Last Updated on 02/01/2023 by てんしょく飯


On February 1, Benfica announced on their official website that Argentine midfielder Enzo Fernandez will join Chelsea on a permanent basis.



 The “hot name” in the transfer market this winter will join Chelsea on deadline day.

According to the BBC, he will sign an eight-and-a-half-year contract until the summer of 2031. According to the BBC, the transfer fee was €121 million (£107 million), the highest transfer fee in Premier League history. This is the highest transfer fee in Premier League history.


Until now, the highest fee was 100 million pounds (about 15.2 billion yen at that time) when Manchester C acquired England’s Jack Grealish from Aston Villa, but this winter, the “highest fee” in England has been rewritten. The highest price was 100 million pounds (about 15.2 billion yen at that time) when FW Jack Grealish was acquired. This winter, Chelsea will pay 25% of the transfer fee to E. Fernandez’s old club, Liber Plate.


This winter, Chelsea has made a “blockbuster” move. Chelsea has made a “blockbuster addition” this winter, acquiring Ukrainian international Mikhail Mudryk from Shakhtar, French defender Benoit Baziaré from Monaco on a permanent transfer, and Portuguese international Joao Felix on loan from Atlético Madrid. players have joined the club. The total transfer fee for the club is in excess of 300 million euros.


E. Fernandez was born on January 17, 2001 and is now 22 years old. He started his professional career at the prestigious club in his home country, Liber Plate. After a loan spell at Defensa y Justicia, he joined Benfica on a permanent basis in the summer of 2022. He has played 29 official games so far this season, scoring four goals and providing seven assists. He has been a mainstay of Benfica’s top-ranked team in the Primera Liga (Portugal’s first division) and was a major contributor to the team’s advance to the Champions League finals.


He also made his debut for Argentina in September 2022 and was selected for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Although he played in the first group C match against Saudi Arabia (1-2) and the second group C match against Mexico (○2-0), he started all the games thereafter. In the match against Mexico, he scored the team’s second goal that decided the game. He supported the Argentine national team at the bottom of midfield and led them to their third championship in 36 years, and was himself selected as the best young player of the tournament.