Benfica president still angry at Fernandez for leaving Benfica; Here is the latest on what he said

Benfica president still angry at Fernandez for leaving Benfica; Here is the latest on what he said since he has been saying a lot of things to spite the player who choose Chelsea.

Benfica President have slammed Enzo Fernandez again saying he is not worthy of wearing the Benfica jersey, in a tweet obtained by Fabrizio Romano he said;

Having lost the World Cup winner, Benfica boss Costa has disclosed the manner of Fernandez’s departure, confirming that the 21-year-old forced the club’s hand to sell. At a press conference, he said (via Fabrizio Romano):

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“Enzo Fernández did not want to stay at Benfica. He didn’t give us any chance. I did my best, I’m sad but I’m not gonna cry for a player who didn’t want to stay.

“When Chelsea arrived, it was really impossible to change his mind”.
Costa further revealed that Benfica had found an agreement to sell Fernandez to the Blues in the summer, but the player wanted an immediate switch.

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“During the Deadline Day we found an agreement to sell Enzo to Chelsea in the summer but he didn’t want to stay,” he added.“At that point I said: he can’t play for Benfica anymore, no way. I don’t cry for players who doesn’t want to wear our shirt”.

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Fernandez featured in 29 games for Benfica in the 2022-23 season, scoring four times and providing seven assists across competitions.

The Argentinian, who scored once and claimed an assist in seven games as La Albiceleste won the World Cup in Qatar, was chosen as the Young Player of the Tournament.

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