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Chelsea signing Kenedy lands work permit

Chelsea have secured a work permit for Brazilian winger Kenedy.


The Daily Mail is reporting the 19-year-old has finally competed his £6.7million move to Stamford Bridge from homeland club Fluminese.

Kenedy impressed boss Jose Mourinho in Chelsea's pre-season clash with Barcelona, but his Premier League debut has been delayed while his work permit has been processed.

"We bought Kenedy because we believe in him," Mourinho said.

"He's a very young kid that we believe a lot in, hopefully. He was in pre-season with us without the documents so he couldn't play the first two matches for us.

"Against Barcelona he had the chance to do it and even if it was a friendly I think it was the best debut for a kid, to play against the best team. It was a great night for the kid and a great experience."

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