Fenerbahce join race for Chelsea target Kenedy

Fenerbahçe have joined the race for Fluminense wonderkid Kenedy according to Skorer.

Chelsea are also reportedly preparing an offer for the 19-year-old attacking midfielder according to Sky Sports.

Fluminense are said to value the youngster at £5 million and Manchester United have also been keeping tabs on the rising star.


The Yellow Canaries have made a shortlist of five young South American players after monitoring the Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-20 (2015 South American Youth Football Championship) which was held in Uruguay from 14 January to 7 February 2015.

Fenerbahçe scouts Kemalettin Şentürk and Saffet Akbaş that returned from the tournament identified five players the club should target in the summer.

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The shortlist is as follows:

Kenedy (Fluminense)
Marlon Santos (Fluminense)
Malcom Oliviera (Corinthians)
Thalles Lima (Vasco de Gama)
Davinson Sanchez (Atletico Naciona)

The Yellow Canaries are looking to reduce the average age of their squad next season by replacing the likes of Dirk Kuyt and Pierre Webo with younger players.