Official: Kenedy joins Flamengo on loan from Chelsea



After spending the past four years on various assignments in Europe, the Chelsea striker Kenedy crosses the Atlantic and returns to his home country, where he joins Brazilian Serie A champion Flamengo. 12 month loan term

Flamengo reportedly payment of a loan commission in the amount of EUR 3 million (maybe only 500 thousand euros?) and be able to pay next summer € 7 million (or € 9.5 million) more in order to receive a permanent transfer of € 10 million. Flamengo wanted to register the 25-year-old athlete on time for certain competition dates, even if his actual arrival could be delayed by COVID tests and protocols.

Although it was only in April that Kenedy renewed his contract with Chelsea for another three years (until 2024), there is a good chance that he will not return. Flamengo is no stranger to actually activating call option clauses, as they recently had great success with strikers Gabriel Barbosa and Pedro.

Kenedy is having the best season of his career with Granada in La Liga and Flamengo will be hoping he can match or improve with 8 goals and 6 assists as they try to defend their league title and win the Copa Cup. Libertadores for the third time in its history.

Good luck Kenedy!


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