Chelsea winger Kenedy heads back to St.James’ Park today after agreeing a second season-long loan at Newcastle United.
Newcastle reportedly have an option to make the deal permanent at the end of 2018/19 campaign with the Magpies. The Brazilian 22-year-old told the club’s official website: “I’m so happy to come back to my second home”.
An official statement from Chelsea read: “Kenedy has today returned to Newcastle United on a season-long loan. The Brazilian enjoyed a successful spell at St James’ Park in the second half of the 2017/18 campaign, playing 13 times and scoring twice as the Magpies finished 10th in the Premier League”.
Good luck at Newcastle, Kenedy! 👊https://t.co/0J1f0jdoud
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 12, 2018