On the day of the transfer deadline, Chelsea acquired Enzo Fernandez from Benfica for a British transfer record cost of £107 million.
On Friday at Stamford Bridge, the 22-year-old midfielder earned his Chelsea debut in the 0-0 draw with Fulham.
Reacting to his Chelsea debut, Fernandez posted on Instagram: “Very delighted with the group’s effort.
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“It is not the result we expected, but let’s keep working for the positive results to come.
“I want to thank the audience for last night’s reception and support. Being a Blue and celebrating the launch make me very pleased.
“God, I thank You!”
Recall that Enzo Fernandez, the most expensive player ever signed by Chelsea, has said that when he gets his first goal for the Blues, he will celebrate like super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo to show that he is ready to begin life in the Premier League.
Fernandez stated in the video that he is pleased to be leaving Benfica for the Premier League on Chelsea’s official Twitter page.
The 22-year-old virtuoso was sought after by Chelsea for for the entire transfer window before a deal was finally reached in the final hours before the deadline.