According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea have confirmed the club’s intention to pay Enzo Fernandez’s €120million release clause.
The Blues are willing to pay his release clause in instalments and are now waiting for Benfica president Rui Costa to make a decision.
Romano tweeted: “Understand Chelsea are negotiating with Benfica again right now — as they have confirmed to Benfica intention to proceed with €120m bid in installments for Enzo Fernández. It’s a crucial day.
“Rui Costa, expected to decide after he always asked for the release clause.”