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Published: 10:30 | 12/7/18

Kenedy joins Newcastle on loan


Newcastle United have completed the signing of Kenedy on loan from Chelsea.

The Brazilian winger spent the second half of last season on loan at St James' Park and reported to pre-season training with Chelsea on Monday, but travelled to Newcastle on the same day to hold talks over a possible return to the club.

After undergoing a medical the former Brazil Under-23 international has agreed to spend the 2018-19 season on loan at Newcastle.

Kenedy made 13 appearances for Newcastle following his arrival in January and he is looking forward to working under Rafael Benitez in the months ahead.

"I am so happy with this interest from Rafa Benítez, that he came back for me. I want to keep it going, the work that I did here before, for the new season," Kenedy told the club's official website.

"I have received many, many messages on social media from the fans. They made me feel appreciated, so I wanted to come here in this new season and give everything on the pitch."

Benítez added: "I’m really pleased to have Kenedy back with us. I’m sure every fan will be happy with this signing.

"Hopefully he can keep playing at the same level that he reached with us last season. I wish him all the best for his time here."

Newcastle travel face Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday, 1 September live on BT Sport on the eir sport pack [kick-off 5.30pm]

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