After the arrival of Diego Costa to Atlético Mineiro, after performing at Atlético Madrid, the list of players who came to Brasileirao from top leagues in Europe continues to grow and in the last few hours two new cases have been confirmed.
Is about Kenedy and Andreas Pereira, two Brazilians who are active in English clubs and who will now spend a year in their homeland: both returned to Brazil to wear the shirt of the Flamengo, in a new sample of the economic power of the clubs of that country, with the aim of conquering the Copa Libertadores de América.
In the case of Kenedy, a 25-year-old attacking midfielder who belongs to Chelsea, signed a assignment contract for one year with the Brazilian team. “The athlete arrives at the Gávea club for the Brazilian Championship, Copa do Brasil and Libertadores, and is one more option for the coach,” Fla announced in a statement.
The Fluminense surgeon arrived at Chelsea in 2015, but it could never earn a spot among the headlines. He played just 27 games for the Blues, and most of those were in the 2015-16 season. Watford, Newcastle, Getafe and Granada They were his excursions on loan, before arriving in Flamengo in the same condition.
For its part, Andreas pereira will be booked by Flamengo will sign from Manchester United assigned until June 2022 and will pay part of his salary. The 25-year-old finished the inferiors in the “Red Devils”, debuted in 2015, but could not settle either and was loaned to Granada, Valencia and Lazio. It will be the first time I play in South American football.
They will share a dressing room with Gabigol, Bruno Henrique, De Arrascaeta, Everton Ribeiro, Filipe Luis and Diego Alves, among other players. The objective? Very clear: win the Copa Libertadores.