He has just confirmed his pass to the semifinals of the Copa Libertadores after thrashing Olympia, and puts fear in the transfer market and a European court squad. The Flamengo, the last champion of the Brazilian soccer league, announced the transfer of attacker Robert Kennedy Nunes do Nascimento, on loan from English Chelsea and who played last season for Spanish Granada.
In a video posted on their social networks, the Rio de Janeiro team welcomed the 25-year-old forward: “You asked and, then it is there, Kennedy is the new reinforcement of the ‘Mengao’”.
“I’m coming. I can’t wait to put on the ‘cloak’ and find all of you. We are together”, He expressed Kennedy in a message for the fans recorded in the same welcome video.
According to information from local sports media, Chelsea gave the player for a season with a purchase option for 10 million euros (about 11.7 million dollars).
Kennedy became known at the age of 17, in 2013, by Fluminense, the traditional rival of the patio of the Flamengo. He was transferred to Chelsea, who loaned him to Watford, Newcastle and the Spanish Getafe and Granada.
They approach Belgian Manchester
In addition to Kennedy, the Rio de Janeiro team has practically ready the agreement with Manchester United for the loan of the Belgian midfielder Andreas Hugo Hoelgebaum Pereira, of Brazilian parents.
Andres Pereira, as the player is known, trained at Manchester United and then went through the Spanish Granada and Valencia, and the Italian Lazio, with whom he played last season.
Despite having played for Belgium’s youth teams, Andreas Pereira opted for Canarinha in 2015 and played the U20 World Cup in China, in which Brazil was runner-up. In 2018 he was summoned by Tite. EFE
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