Chelsea’s move for Brazilian forward Kenedy appears to be complete after the Brazilian youth forward flew to London tonight to complete a medical.
Kenedy had been monitored by Manchester United, but Chelsea have won the race for his signature with Fluminese selling the youngster to an investment company who are arranging the move to Mourinho’s side.
Kenedy, who prefers to operate in the wide areas and cut in has links with America but opted to appear for Brazil. He is highly rated back in his home country but despite having just broken into the Fluminese first team, he has always harboured thoughts of a move away.
Earlier this year he alluded to a move to Chelsea, saying:
“Of course, I am happy to play for Fluminense but it is my ambition to one day play in Europe.
“I like Chelsea because of players like Oscar and Ramires. I like the whole team.”
The 19 year old’s £6m move to Stamford Bridge is now believed to be a formality, joining national teammate Nathan who joined from Atletico Paranaense in May but both will likely go on loan before becoming part of Chelsea’s first team.