Chelsea agree January deal to loan Kenedy to Newcastle United

Antonio Conte will allow the Brazilian to leave, having blocked summer offers (Picture: Getty)

Chelsea have agreed a deal with Newcastle United to send starlet Kenedy on loan until the end of the season to get Premier League experience, according to reports.

The Brazilian, who caused controversy with his comments about the Chinese while on Chelsea’s pre-season tour, had been expected to leave on loan in the summer but Antonio Conte vetoed the plans.

However, Kenedy has been used significantly less than expected this season, making just three appearances for the Blues – all of which have come in the Carabao Cup.

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