According to reports, Chelsea FC will have competition for the Felix contract, and the club executives are making their final push to sign Enzo Fernandes as they travel to Lisbon to finalize the deal.
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Joao Felix is allegedly a target for Barcelona:
According to the Spanish daily Sport, Barca are keeping an eye on the Atletico Madrid forward who recently joined Chelsea on a season-long loan.
Following up on the news, The Sun reported that the interest would jeopardize Chelsea’s prospects of bringing him aboard for the long term this summer.
Chelsea tipped to try again for Fernandez
Chelsea’s pursuit of Enzo Fernandez is still being discussed, despite Benfica’s rejection of their offer.
Several publications, including The Daily Telegraph, have reported that negotiations to sign the Argentina international have reopened.
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Fernandez is eager to move before the transfer window shuts and is hoping Benfica would agree to sell, according to Portuguese newspaper Record.
In order to finalize a deal with Benfica before the January transfer window ends, Chelsea is sending a group of representatives to Libson, according to Futebol.
According to reports, Chelsea, which is under pressure to complete a deal within the next 48 hours, will agree to pay £106m for the 22-year- old’s release clause in installments.
The choice was made after Benfica turned down Chelsea’s first, earlier-in-the-month offer of approximately £75 million plus bonuses.