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/ 1 day ago

Chelsea sign Enzo Fernandez for record-breaking $129 million

Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Enzo Fernandez from Benfica. After chasing the Argentina international for weeks, the Blues finally get their man. The $130 million fee will break the British transfer record for incoming players. Chelsea had negotiations drag with Enzo Fernandez due to payment Although the price was agreed in principal for […]

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/ 9 days ago

Chelsea chasing Enzo Fernández and Moisés Caicedo deals

Chelsea is not done with its January shopping spree, and Enzo Fernández and Moisés Caicedo are next on the wish list. The pair of midfielders play for Benfica and Brighton respectively. According to The Guardian, Todd Boehly and company want to shore up the midfield with what could be two expensive signings. Chelsea already submitted […]

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/ 27 days ago

Benfica boss labels Chelsea 'disrespectful' over Fernandez talks

Benfica head coach Roger Schmidt had made some interesting comments regarding the Chelsea attempts to land Enzo Fernandez. The Benfica boss claims that the Blues acted like they would pay the player's full release clause, but then wanted to enter negotiations to drive the price down. Fernandez currently has a $126 million release clause with […]

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/ 35 days ago

Chelsea ready to sign Enzo Fernández in January window

Chelsea are supposedly set to splash the cash on Enzo Fernández. The Evening Standard claim that the Blues are content to trigger the midfielder's release clause at Benfica. This fee would be in the region of $125 million. Fernández was one of the breakout stars of the World Cup with Argentina. The 21-year-old central midfielder […]

Milan, Benfica cap off Champions League group stage in style

By the time the last six matches of the Champions League group stage kicked off on Thursday, there was only one spot remaining in the knockout round. AC Milan faced RB Salzburg in what turned out to essentially be a one-game playoff. The winner of the match would advance to the next phase of the […]

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/ 99 days ago

Juventus drop out of Champions League with Benfica loss

Juventus have officially been knocked out of the Champions League group stage. The Italian giants were beaten 4-3 by Benfica on Tuesday night. It will be the first time in nine years that Juve fail to reach the UCL knockout rounds. The Serie A club seemed to sleepwalk for much of the game in Portugal. […]

Summer Friendlies

/ 205 days ago

July summer friendlies feature best and brightest talents on TV

The slate of July summer friendlies on TV includes a number of world-class players. Oftentimes, these players are part of new teams, looking to make an instant impression on their new teammates and fans. Plus, summer friendlies provide an opportunity to see matchups that would otherwise seem bizarre. A top Italian team playing a French […]
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Leagues: EPL

/ 399 days ago

Joao Cancelo's emergence as one of the world's best full-backs

Possession-based soccer remains the preferred style of play for many teams in Europe. Clubs look to play through the middle of the pitch to dominate the game. Therefore, the flanks emerged as a critical area for teams to exploit in order to create more chances. Nowadays, play-making ability is essential for full-backs. Manchester City’s Joao […]