Enzo Fernandez RUBBISHES 'rumours' he wants to leave Chelsea 'after offering himself to Barcelona' - and insists he is 'very grateful' for his reception at the club since £107m move

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By Tum Balogun For Mailonline

Published: 05:36 EST, 13 February 2024 | Updated: 05:36 EST, 13 February 2024

Enzo Fernandez has denied reports that he has offered himself to Barcelona and insisted he is happy astatine Chelsea. 

The World Cup victor scored nan 3rd extremity for nan Blues connected Monday nighttime arsenic they completed a 3-1 comeback triumph against Crystal Palace astatine Selhurst Park. 

It was nan midfielder's 2nd extremity successful arsenic galore games pursuing his stunning free-kick successful nan triumph complete Aston Villa past week, which was soon followed by reports successful Spain of his desire to time off Stamford Bridge. 

Sport claimed that the £107million signing's agent had approached nan LaLiga giants, pinch nan Argentine keen connected a move to nan Nou Camp. Their study went connected to opportunity that Barcelona are reportedly keen connected Fernandez but will struggle to make costs to lure nan costly midfielder. 

The 23-year-old sought to region himself from nan rumours pursuing nan London derby win, claiming that he doesn't cognize wherever nan stories came from. 

Enzo Fernandez had insisted that he is happy astatine Chelsea amid rumours that he wants to time off nan club

Barcelona are enduring a difficult play this word and laboured to a 3-3 tie against Grandad astatine nan weekend

'I don't want to time off Chelsea. I americium very bully present pinch my teammates and coaching staff, from nan first time I person arrived.' He told ESPN Argentina. 'The group astatine nan nine are treating maine very well, I'm grateful for that. I will proceed present until they want maine to.

'I don't cognize wherever those rumors came from, they had spoken connected societal networks. I travel retired to wholly contradict that.'

Fernandez has begun to show signs of nan shape that motivated Chelsea to walk a then-British grounds interest to get him from Benfica successful January 2023. 

Alongside chap £100m-plus signing Moises Caicedo, Fernandez has go much influential successful nan centre of nan parkland for Mauricio Pochettino's side. 

Chelsea claimed back-to-back pursuing 2 demoralising convention defeats to Liverpool and Wolves

Barcelona will apt beryllium successful request of a holding midfielder successful nan summer, pinch nan news that Frenkie de Jong would beryllium consenting to move on astatine nan extremity of nan season. 

The Dutchman is apt to fetch a sizeable sum that could make nan acquisition of a subordinate specified a Fernandez much realistic, contempt their dire financial situation.