Chelsea offer Benfica over £106m for Argentina’s Enzo Fernandez

Chelsea are said to have made a bid of over £106 million to Benfica for Argentina World Cup star Enzo Fernandez.

The midfielder has also been linked with Manchester United.

Chelsea’s offer exceeds Fernandez’s current release clause of €120 million, according to Portuguese newspaper Correio de Manha, which reports that Chelsea representatives have arrived in Lisbon to discuss the terms of a potential deal.

The Blues’ current offer puts them in pole position to sign one of Europe’s hottest properties, who had an exception World Cup in Qatar.

The 21-year-old scored a stunning goal against Mexico in the group stages and was a vital cog in Lionel Scaloni’s side, earning him the Young Player of the Tournament award and helping the Albiceleste win their first World Cup since 1986.

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