Details of Chelsea’s contract agreement with Enzo Fernandez surface

An insight into the contract terms understood to have been agreed upon between Chelsea and Benfica star Enzo Fernandez has been provided on Friday evening .

The name of midfielder Fernandez, of course, has taken its place front and centre in the headlines across the day to date.

This comes after word was forthcoming that the aforementioned Chelsea had stepped up their pursuit of the Argentine international - fresh off a stellar showing en route to World Cup glory in Qatar.

The Blues, it is understood, have identified Fernandez as their no.1 target to reinforce Graham Potter’s ranks in the middle of the park.

Talks, in turn, have been kicked into gear between the powers that be at Stamford Bridge, and their counterparts at Portuguese heavyweights Benfica.

And now, as alluded to above, yet further insight into the situation has arrived, late on Friday evening.

The info comes courtesy of transfer journalist Nicolo Schira, who has unveiled the terms of the contract agreement understood to have been reached between Chelsea and Fernandez.

The deal in question runs for five-and-a-half years, through the summer of 2028, featuring a base salary of €10 million-per-year.

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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.

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