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Chelsea close in on Robert Kenedy signing

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Chelsea's youth recruitment drive looks set to continue as they close in on another Brazilian wonderkid named Robert Kenedy.

The Fluminense forward has also attracted interest from Manchester United and Inter Milan, but according to the Daily Telegraph the Blues are confident of winning the race for the 19-year-old's signature.

Despite his tender age, Kenedy has made over 20 first-team appearances for his current club and has also featured at youth international level for his country.

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He first caught the eye of European scouts at the U17 South America Championships in 2013 where he finished the tournament as Brazil's top goalscorer with six goals.

Compared in playing style to Zenit St Petersburg's Hulk thanks to his remarkable physical strength, the talented teenager has already declared his desire to play in the Premier League.

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However, Kenedy will probably have to wait patiently for a chance to show what he can do at Stamford Bridge, given the array of attacking talent already available to Jose Mourinho.

Nathan confirms Chelsea move

Brazilian starlet Nathan has confirmed that he's signed for Chelsea, posting numerous pictures to his Instagram account to prove it.

The Atletico Paranaense midfielder had been heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge over the past few weeks and now finally appears to have put pen to paper on a deal.

Sterling's house up for sale

Chelsea have been placed on red alert following reports Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling is set to put his Merseyside house on the market as he goes about leaving the club behind this summer.

The England international is now believed to be looking for a London property, fuelling speculation he could move to Stamford Bridge during the forthcoming transfer window.

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