Chelsea wastes another excellent opportunity.

Following his outstanding performance for Argentina in the 2022 World Cup, Fernandez has been the focus of heated transfer rumors.

In Qatar, the World Cup champion shone and won Young Player of the Tournament.

His transfer to the Premier League has been heavily rumored, with Liverpool and Manchester United rumored to be keeping an eye on the 21-year-old.

Not to mention Chelsea, who seemed to be in the lead for an excellent midfielder

However, South American writer CLMerlo has stated that Chelsea and Benfica’s negotiations had broken down.

He tweeted, “The negotiations for Enzo Fernández to move to Chelsea collapsed: Benfica gave up selling him outside the clause after days of negotiations.

The player’s £106 million release clause must be paid in full by the English powerhouses, according to the Portuguese club.

In order to circumvent financial fair play laws, the Blues had offered an arrangement wherein they would pay the money in three payments.

Will Fernandez land a job in January? Keep an eye on this place.