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Chelsea consider sale of winger Kenedy as Shakhtar keen

Chelsea are considering the sale of winger Kenedy.

The winger is currently on loan at Brazilian side Flamengo, who start their local Rio state championships at the end of January.

But Ukrainian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk are lining up a bid when the window reopens next month, says UOL.

New boss Roberto De Zerbi is understood to have singled out the 25-year-old as a top name on his transfer shortlist.

The Italian will soon be without forwards Dentinho and Marlos, whose contracts are expiring this winter.

Any move would require an agreement with Flamengo, who paid Chelsea a £425,000 loan fee last summer.

The Brazilian side are also said to have an £8.5million option to buy within the deal.

Kenedy's Blues contract runs until 2023 but he has spent most of his Premier League career out on loan.

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