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The Argentine Enzo Fernández, a new Chelsea player, spoke after his departure from Benfica and in his message he thanked for having given him the “opportunity to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world” and assured that he “always” gave his best.
In a post on his Instagram social network profile, Enzo shared a video with his best moments during the half year he spent in Portugal, He thanked “all the love received in these 5 months” and advanced that he was “very happy”.
“We wanted to thank my family for all the love received in these 5 months, I am grateful to God for having given me the opportunity to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world,” he wrote.
At Benfica, “I have enjoyed every moment to the fullest and I always gave my best. That the press does not stain what we built together because it was something wonderful I had never imagined it,” he added.
The midfielder, world champion with Argentina, He also highlighted the “daily trust and respect” he received at the Lisbon club, especially by the coach, the German Roger Schmidt.
Enzo Fernandez, 22 years old, left Benfica in the last few hours for Chelsea, which paid 121 million euros for the midfielder, making it the most expensive transfer in the history of the English Premier League.
His departure comes after several months of negotiations that they put him in the eye of the hurricane, especially after he disobeyed the Portuguese club and traveled to Buenos Aires to celebrate the end of the year.
Given the alleged withdrawal of Chelsea’s offer, Enzo apologized and assured that he was totally focused on Benfica, but a last push from the English ended up taking him to London.
For their part, the “eagles” of Portugal They intended to retain him at least until the end of the season and even Schmidt has been dissatisfied after several weeks defending the Argentine.
“Benfica is much bigger than a player. We only need players who are happy to play for Benfica”declared on Tuesday night, after confirming the transfer.
Enzo arrived at Benfica from River Plate last July for 10 million euros and quickly became a key player in the team, which leads the Portuguese League.
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