ESPN Brasil reveals that 19-year-old striker Kenedy is going to officially sign a 5-year contract with Chelsea this week.
According to the Brasil sources Kenedy has been purchased by a group of investors who will sell him to Chelsea for a fee of around £6.4 million. The transaction is expected to close this week.
It is said that Jose Mourinho is keen for Kenedy to gain some valuable first-team experience at Chelsea. The Brazilian youngster will join ,,the Brazilian contingent” at Chelsea with Willian, Oscar, Ramires, Felipe Luis, Lucas Piazon and Wallace already at Stamford Bridge.
Besides Chelsea, also Barcelona, Manchester United and Juventus have been linked with the young player. However, everything indicates that Chelsea won the race for his signature.
The fact that the transfer is already decided might suggest an emotional letter, Kenedy posted on his Instagram addressed to the club and his fans