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SportChelsea keeping tabs on Kenedy as decision time about his future draws closer

15:25  11 february  2019
15:25  11 february  2019 Source:

Wolves keeping tabs on Giroud's situation

Wolves keeping tabs on Giroud's situation Premier League side Wolves are watching Oliver Giroud’s situation at Chelsea closely following the arrival of Gonzalo Higuain. According to freelance journalist Tim Nash, the Frenchman is one of a number of strikers on the club’s list of potential targets before the end of the January window. Keen to add another striker to their ranks, Wolves are looking at Giroud, Liverpool’s Divock Origi and Southampton’s Charlie Austin, according to Nash.

Chelsea youngster Kenedy , currently on loan at Newcastle United, has been linked with a potential Kenedy has been utilized primarily on the left wing under Rafael Benitez, who’s become somewhat of a father Unsurprisingly, Kenedy has already hinted at his desire to stay for at least another season

While Kenedy and his father were “partners in crime” when it came to loving football, his mother was otherwise. Desperation was a common feeling for His instant success conquering the hearts of Newcastle fans had Kenedy open for a definitive stay in the city. “I am enjoying my time at Newcastle

Chelsea keeping tabs on Kenedy as decision time about his future draws closer © Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport Newcastle United v Manchester City - Premier League

Chelsea will sell Brazilian winger Kenedy in the summer unless his form improves during his loan spell at Newcastle, according to Simon Bird of The Mirror.

The 23-year-old had a very impressive spell with the Magpies during the second half of the 2017/18 season, but he’s failed to replicate that form during the current campaign after agreeing to spend the entire season on loan at St James’ Park.

Chelsea keeping tabs on Kenedy as decision time about his future draws closer © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport

Although he’s featured in 20 league games for Rafa Benitez this season, Kenedy has mainly found himself on the bench in recent weeks and has done little to force his manager’s hand in terms of selecting him to start more often.

Chelsea know that the futures of some of their current wingers, such as Eden Hazard, Willian and Callum Hudson-Odoi, are uncertain and as such, they’d be hoping to see Kenedy develop further so he can step into their shoes if one leaves the club.

However, it seems like the Blues are not holding their breath and they could sell the Brazilian in the summer if he fails to kick on at Newcastle.

Chelsea target Nabil Fekir edging closer to new Lyon deal.
According to Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, Chelsea target Nabil Fekir is edging closer to a contract extension with the French outfit, the Mirror report. The Blues were reportedly interested in Fekir’s services in January, however, boss Maurizio Sarri only managed to add striker Gonzalo Higuain to the first-team squad last month. Fekir, who has been one of the star performers across the top European leagues this season, is also a target for Chelsea’s Premier League rivals Liverpool, who almost completed a £53 million deal for the playmaker in the summer.

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