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Chelsea player Caicedo praises Enzo as one of the best midfielders

Graham Potter

According to Chelsea teammate Moises Caicedo, Enzo Fernandez is already one of the world’s top midfielders. At only 22 years of age, Enzo Fernandez plays a pivotal role in the midfield. That is for both Chelsea and Argentina’s national team. The South American sensation has been a significant contributor for the Blues. Since his arrival in west London back in January. Remarkably, his substantial price tag of £106.8 million (reported by Sky Sports) has received relatively little attention. That is due to his impressive performances.

This season, Enzo Fernandez is forging an exciting partnership in Chelsea’s midfield alongside 22-year-old Moises Caicedo and Conor Gallagher. Blues head coach Mauricio Pochettino appears to be finding the right balance in the center of the park during recent matches.

In an interview on the Premier League: The Big Interview program, Moises Caicedo expressed his admiration for Enzo Fernandez. He even disclosed that Fernandez played a crucial role in convincing him to make the move to Stamford Bridge during the summer. Having a personal phone call with him to facilitate the transfer.

What did Chelsea player Caicedo say?

Caicedo said: “It’s true; Enzo phoned me, and it was a night chat. I mean, the fact that a world champion was phoning you. One of the best midfielders in the world. Receiving that call was very nice, and he convinced me to come here. Now I’m enjoying playing alongside him…”

It’s reasonable to concur that Enzo Fernandez is indeed among the world’s elite central midfielders at present. Specifically, he stands out as one of the finest young talents in his position. Having already won the World Cup with Argentina, where he played a pivotal role in the 2022 tournament in Qatar, underscores his exceptional abilities. His swift adaptation to Premier League football is undeniably impressive as well.

Chelsea possesses a midfielder who is a comprehensive asset in terms of his contributions both on and off the ball. His performances significantly influence the team’s control of the game. Mario Melchiot expressed his admiration for Enzo Fernandez, emphasizing his captivating aura and his style of play during an interview with ESPN earlier this season.

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