Chelsea’s Kenedy sent home: Conte

Muscat Daily - - SPORTS -

Kenedy has been sent home from Chelsea's pre-sea­son tour of Asia as pun­ish­ment for his of­fen­sive so­cial me­dia posts about China, team boss An­to­nio Conte said on Tues­day. The 21 year old Brazil­ian de­fender was axed from Chelsea's tour as the English Pre­mier League cham­pion fought to avoid fur­ther em­bar­rass­ment af­ter the so­cial me­dia slurs sparked a fu­ri­ous re­sponse in China, a ma­jor mar­ket for Euro­pean teams.

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