Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea:
Chelsea have completed the deal to sign Brazilian youngster Kenedy, who was also wanted by Manchester United, according to the Daily Star.
The 19-year-old completed a medical ahead of his £6.3m move, and has signed a five-year deal.
The Blues have also beaten off competition from Arsenal for the signature of Chile star Charles Aranguiz, the Daily Star report.
The midfielder was part of his country’s successful Copa America campaign.
Chelsea have received a boast in their hopes of signing Juventus star Paul Pogba, after Manchester City pulled out of the race, the Daily Star report.
The Citizens have been put off by the Old Lady’s £71m valuation of the Frenchman.
Real Madrid have rejected a £20m bid from Chelsea for playmaker Isco, who is also wanted by Juventus and Manchester City, the Daily Mirror report.
The 23-year-old has struggled to make the grade at the Bernabeu, but former Blues boss Rafael Benitez wants to keep him at the club.
Finally, Loic Remy is closing in on a loan move to Besiktas, the Daily Express report.
The Frenchman has fallen down the pecking order following the arrival of Radamel Falcao.
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