Sport Chelsea in talks with Newcastle over £20m Kenedy deal

15:10  02 july  2018
15:10  02 july  2018 Source:

Benitez holds talks to sign Clement Grenier

  Benitez holds talks to sign Clement Grenier Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez has held talks with Clément Grenier over a move to the Magpies this summer. According to Get French Football News, who cite L’Equipe, the player is a target for Newcastle, Everton and Fulham. The other two managers of the respective Premier League sides are also believed to have held talks with the player. Grenier is expected to move on from EA Guingamp this summer and he has been heavily linked with a Premier League move. The player is available for as little as €3 million this summer and could be seen as a replacement for Mikel Merino, who is closing in on a move to Spain There is also interest from abroad with AC Milan, Rennes and Fenerbahce all thought to be in talks over a deal. The report suggests that the former Lyon man would like to play European football, but remains interested in the prospect of playing in England. Grenier was once heavily linked with a move to Arsenal, but injuries have dampened his development in France.

Newcastle have secured a loan deal for Chelsea star Kenedy and he is set to arrive in January. Benitez knows that the majority of any transfer budget he is afforded by owner Mike Ashley - who remains in talks with Amanda Staveley over the sale of the club - will have to go on loan fees and

Rafa Benitez could potentially be the stumbling block for his former club Chelsea in what could be his last game as Newcastle manager. Players like Hazard, Giroud, Willian, Fabregas, Kenedy , Shelvey and Perez with look to grab the goals and highlights.

Chelsea are in talks with Newcastle over a £20 million deal for Brazilian winger Kenedy.

Simon Johnson of the London Evening Standard reports that the player could be set to join the Magpies on loan with the option to buy.

Rafa Benitez’s men have been keen to bring in the winger on a permanent basis after he enjoyed a successful stint on loan at St James’ Park.

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Kenedy, who joined Chelsea with much promise, had fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge last season.

After being sent home from the club’s pre-season tour, he found game time hard to come by under head coach Antonio Conte.

Benitez remains keen on permanent Kenedy deal

  Benitez remains keen on permanent Kenedy deal Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez is still holding out hope he can secure a permanent deal to sign Kenedy from Chelsea. The Telegraph reports that the Brazilian winger remains firmly in Benitez’s sights after he enjoyed a fruitful loan spell at the club last season. Chelsea are open to selling Kenedy this summer, but interest is likely to mount as other clubs become aware of his availability, something that may price Newcastle out of a deal. Benitez is in the market for a new winger, with Kenedy and Andros Townsend both transfer targets. Scottish international Matt Ritchie is attracting interest from Stoke and Middlesbrough, which could raise enough funds to secure a deal for either of the aforementioned targets. During his time at the club, Kenedy became a hit with the fans at St James’ Park for his pace and trickery on the ball. He went on to play a key role in helping the Magpies avoid relegation back to the Championship.

Newcastle have secured the signing of Kenedy from Chelsea on loan. Amanda Staveley's ongoing talks buy Newcastle from Mike Ashley remain ongoing. The Magpies tried to sign the winger last summer in a permanent deal .

Combined with the £ 20 m transfer fee, Chelsea look to be getting a pretty decent deal . It’s happening! P.S.: This also means that Kenedy is ready to join Newcastle , having been given permission on Monday to leave on loan.

Kenedy joined Newcastle on loan during the January window and added some much-needed pace and trickery to their attack, playing a key role in their survival push.

Newcastle have also been linked with a move for Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend, but Kenedy has been a key target for Benitez since the end of the season.

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Kenedy set to seal season-long loan move to Newcastle .
Chelsea winger Kenedy is closing in on a season-long loan move to Newcastle United, according to reports. According to claims from the Daily Mail, the exciting Brazilian youngster will spend next season on loan with Rafa Benitez’s side after enjoying a strong second half to the last campaign at St James’ Park. Kenedy joined the Magpies on a short-term temporary deal from Chelsea in January and went on to impress, establishing himself as something of a fans’ favourite. However, it was unclear as to whether or not he would return for the 2018/19 season, be it on a temporary or permanent basis. It seems as though Kenedy’s move to Newcastle is set to be confirmed in the near future, though, with the Daily Mail indicating that a deal has been wrapped up. Following such an impressive spell up north, Kenedy was courted by a number of top European clubs, including Bayern Munich and PSG. Chelsea are well-stocked with attacking options and it seems Kenedy is surplus to requirements ahead of next season.

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