Chelsea Left-Back Set for Newcastle Loan Switch
Chelsea left-back Kenedy is set to join Newcastle United on loan for the remainder of theseason. The Brazilian joined from Fluminense in 2015 and had an unsuccessful loan stint atWatford last season.
Kenedy was also banished from The Blues’ pre-season tour of China after making raciallyinsensitive comments about Chinese people on his Instagram account. Globo Esporte haveconfirmed that the player expects to join Rafa Benitez’s side this week.
Chelsea are close to the signing of Roma full-back Emerson Palmieri, which pushes Kenedyfurther down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge. It is reported that Newcastle will pay anominal fee for the loan deal.