Kenedy needs to turn it on in matches

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Nobody at Newcastle United would question how talented Kenedy can be.

When they Brazilian arrived on Tyneside last January, he quickly established himself as a real fan favourite with a series of energetic, flamboyant performances that got fans off their seats and helped drag the Magpies out of a relegation battle.

Understandably, there was much excitement when it was announced that he would be returning for a second season with the Toon Army this campaign, but things haven’t quite worked out how they were expected to, and he has plummeted down the pecking order after a raft of infuriatingly underwhelming displays.

In a video posted to his Instagram on Tuesday, however, the attacker makes an absolute mockery of teammate Yoshinori Muto in training with an audacious piece of skill that sees him rainbow flick his way out of a tight situation, leaving the Japanese international wandering off in disbelief.

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