Chelsea completed a dramatic deal for Enzo Fernandez on transfer deadline day.
The Blues have been chasing the Argentine’s signature for virtually the whole of January.
It didn’t look like a move would materialise as Benfica rebuffed Chelsea’s advances time-and-time again.
But Chelsea were determined to get their man and they managed to do just that.
The 22-year-old completed a move worth in excess of £105m in the final moments of the transfer window.
He has overtaken Jack Grealish to become the most expensive player in Premier League history.
How much is Enzo Fernandez earning at Chelsea?
Fernandez has signed a mammoth 8.5-year contract at Chelsea worth £315,000-a-week, per Capology.
That means he will will earn a crazy £139m over the course of his contract.
But how does his wages compare to the Premier League’s biggest stars? View the highest-paid players in Europe’s top tier below, per Capology…
The Premier League’s highest-paid players
=21. Jesse Lingard (Notts Forest) – £200,000-a-week
=21. Harry Kane (Tottenham) – £200,000-a-week
=21. Thomas Partey (Arsenal) £200,000-a-week
=21. Marcus Rashford (Man Utd) – £200,000-a-week
=21. Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool) – £200,0000-a-week
=21. Antony (Man Utd) – £200,000-a-week
=21. Wesley Fofana (Chelsea) – £200,000-a-week
20. Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) – £220,000-a-week
19. Rodri (Man City) – £220,000-a-week
18. Phil Foden (Man City) – £225,000-a-week
17. Bruno Fernandes (Man Utd) – £240,000-a-week
=14. John Stones (Man City) – £250,000-a-week
=14. Reece James (Chelsea) – £250,000-a-week
=14. Anthony Martial (Man Utd) – £250,000-a-week
13. Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal) – £265,000-a-week
12. N’Golo Kante (Chelsea) – £289,000-a-week
11. Kalidou Koulibaly (Chelsea) – £295,000-a-week
=9. Jack Grealish (Man City) – £300,000-a-week
=9. Casemiro (Man Utd) – £300,000-a-week
8. Enzo Fernandez (Chelsea) – £315,000-a-week
7. Raheem Sterling (Chelsea) – £325,000-a-week
6. Raphael Varane (Man Utd) – £340,000-a-week
=4. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – £350,000-a-week
=4. Jadon Sancho (Man Utd) – £350,000-a-week
3. David de Gea (Man Utd) – £375,000-a-week
2. Erling Haaland (Man City) – £375,000-a-week
1. Kevin De Bruyne (Man City) – £400,000-a-week
Enzo Fernandez is the Premier League’s eighth highest-paid player
Only seven players in the Premier League are earning more than Fernandez.
De Bruyne leads the way, with Man City teammate Haaland and De Gea rounding out the podium places.
Fernandez is Chelsea’s second highest-paid player, behind Sterling.
The Argentine could make his debut for Chelsea in their Premier League clash against Fulham on Friday evening.
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