Premier League

Chelsea sends Kenedy home from Asia after offensive posts

LONDON (AP) Chelsea has sent Brazilian defender Kenedy home from its Asian tour after he made offensive comments about China on social media.

Kenedy and Chelsea previously issued apologies for the comments made ahead of Chelsea's 3-0 friendly win over Arsenal in Beijing on Sunday.

The since-deleted messages featured a profanity relating to China and a message mocking a security guard he photographed. The 21-year-old was "strongly reprimanded and disciplined," Chelsea said Sunday.

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