Kenedy has joined Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle for the 2018/19 season
Newcastle have confirmed the signing of Kenedy from Chelsea on a season-long loan.
Sky Sports News reported on Tuesday that the winger had completed a medical at St James’ Park and re-joins the Magpies having signed a temporary deal at the club in January.
The Brazilian scored two goals in 13 appearances to help Rafa Benitez’s side retain their place in the Premier League.
Newcastle have confirmed that Kenedy is in Ireland with the squad and will join training on Thursday.
The 22-year-old becomes the club’s third signing of the summer, after goalkeeper Martin Dubravka and midfielder Ki Sung-yueng joined the club.