According to a Daily Mail report that quotes the Portuguese newspaper A Bola, Benfica is concerned that Newcastle’s ownership may exercise Fernandez’s £105 million release clause in January.
Newcastle and Enzo Fernandez- expensive signing?
They have linked Fernandez with a high-profile move to some of Europe’s top clubs. After an extremely successful period in Qatar with Argentina. One that saw his country win its first World Cup since 1986. Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Chelsea have all reportedly expressed interest in the 21-year-old.
These reports also state that there is a “strong” possibility that Newcastle will exercise Fernandez’s expensive signing £105 million release clause. Additionally, it claims that Benfica, who acquired the midfielder from River Plate for just €10 million last summer. “fears” a move from the Magpies as they seek to boost their case for an improbable Champions League qualification position.
Enzo Fernandez Speaks about his transfer
In response to a question concerning his future and a prospective Benfica, leave. While in Argentina to celebrate their World Cup victory, Fernandez said, “I don’t know anything about that. My agency should handle it; I don’t want to get involved.
“I’m concentrating on Benfica since we have a crucial game coming up soon. To participate in the game on Friday, I have a late-night flight.”
He has addressed his future amid rumours that he would leave Benfica for the Premier League in January. The Argentinian midfielder, 21, who took home the Young Player of the Tournament award at the 2022 World Cup, is reportedly a target for the Magpies.
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