Enzo Fernández has interest from three Premier League clubs willing to pay $127M release clause


The 21-year-old Argentine midfielder has interest from three of the best clubs in the Premier League and a release clause that would put him over $100 million.

Enzo Fernández showed his talent at the highest level, at the FIFA World Cup, the Benfica midfielder made a name for himself under Marcelo Gallardo at River Plate in Argentina. Now with just half a season at Benfica, interest in the dynamic defensive midfielder has gone through the roof and the Portuguese club have little chance of retaining the World Cup winners.

According to Pedro Almeida, Fernández has strong interest from Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea, with Liverpool leading the way and placing a $127 million release clause to sign the former River Plate star. Manchester United have reportedly fulfilled the offer, leaving it in the hands of the player and Benfica.

According to Goal.com, Chelsea are also not far behind and have sent their representatives to secure a deal and secure the signature of Enzo Fernández.

Enzo Fernández to the Premier League?

Enzo Fernández was an instrumental part of Argentina ‘s World Cup triumph in Qatar 2022, scoring a spectacular goal against Mexico and linking up well with Lionel Messi and former River teammate and Manchester City striker Julián Álvarez.

Enzo Fernández kisses the World Cup (Getty Images)
Enzo Fernández kisses the World Cup (Getty Images)

Enzo Fernández has only played 24 matches for Benfica this season scoring 3 goals, before that he had played at River Plate and scored 12 goals in 51 matches winning an Argentine league title. Enzo Fernández also spent one season on loan at Defensa y Justicia and won two international cups with the club.

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