By Efosa Taiwo
Chelsea are ready to trigger the £106 million buyout clause of Enzo Fernandez as they look to secure his services before the January window closes.
The Blues had an offer of around £75m plus bonuses rejected for the Argentine earlier in the month.
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In response to that, the Premier League giants have sent some representatives to host a new round of talks with Benfica and offer to pay the 22-year-old’s £106m release clause in instalments, according to Futebol.
Chelsea will reportedly offer to pay the 22-year-old’s £106m release clause in instalments as they are under pressure to finalise a deal within the next 48 hours.
Benfica had always held out for the full release clause to be paid upfront, instead of Chelsea’s proposal where they would pay £37.3m over three years.
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