Enzo Fernandez has been linked with a move to Premier League giants Manchester United, Chelsea, and Liverpool after his scintillating performances for Argentina during the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Fernandez, 21, had his 22-year-old girlfriend, Valentina Cervantes’ support throughout the tournament in Qatar. After La Albiceleste won the competition, she wrote on her Instagram:
Fernandez and Cervantes also have a two-year-old daughter named Olivia. The family might very well be moving to England as Enzo Fernandez has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League. Cervantes is very active on the social media platform Instagram and has over 412,000 followers.
The Argentine midfielder, who was given the FIFA Young Player Award for his exploits in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, played all seven games for the champions, scoring and assisting once each. He has now returned to Benfica.
However, clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, and more are keen to add the starlet to their ranks and are even willing to activate his release clause of €126 million.
Benfica president Rui Costa is understood to have told one broadcaster that Enzo Fernandez is not for sale in January. However, if a club like Chelsea or other European giants were willing to pay Fernandez’s massive release clause, the club wouldn’t stand in the player’s way.
Benfica, however, have since released a statement clarifying Fernandez’s comments. A recent statement read (via Express):
Fernandez, meanwhile, addressed speculations about his future, saying (h/t Fabrizio Romano):
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