PSG 'keen to sign Everton's Moise Kean in £31m permanent move'
PSG ‘in talks to sign Moise Kean in £31m permanent deal after successful loan spell at club’… as Mauricio Pochettino looks to make Everton flop his first signing at the Ligue 1 giants
- Everton’s Moise Kean moved to Paris Saint-Germain on loan for 2020-21 season
- He struggled at Goodison but has thrived playing alongside Neymar and Mbappe
- PSG are now reportedly keen to turn his loan into a £31million permanent deal
- Mauricio Pochettino has just taken over and Kean could become his first signing
Paris Saint-Germain and their new boss Mauricio Pochettino are in talks to turn Moise Kean’s loan into a permanent move worth around £31million, it has been reported.
The Everton forward, who struggled on Merseyside after arriving from Juventus in August 2019, has been in fine form for the French champions this season, and ex-Spurs boss Pochettino is keen to make him his first permanent signing.
Sky Sports report that Everton are speaking to PSG about a potential deal, but will only pursue it if they can at least recoup the £27m they paid Juventus.
Moise Kean (left) has thrived on loan at Paris Saint-Germain this season, scoring nine goals
Kean has enjoyed playing alongside the likes of Kylian Mbappe (left) in the French capital
The 20-year-old Italian has thrived playing alongside the likes of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe at the Parc des Princes, after struggling to make much of an impact at Goodison Park last year.
In his only full season with the Toffees he scored four goals in 37 appearances, despite much hype when he arrived from Serie A.
Speaking last month about his time at PSG, and playing with two of the best players in world football, he said: ‘I have the opportunity to learn a lot from them.
Kean struggled at Everton after arriving from Juventus in a mammoth deal worth £27m
Mauricio Pochettino arrived for his first training session with his PSG players on Sunday
Pochettino (left) addressed the squad alongside president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and sporting director Leonardo (right) at the club’s base
‘They are two of the greatest players in the world. I am very happy to play with them. I learn a lot from these leaders.’
Pochettino was appointed PSG boss on Saturday and took his first training session with his new team on Sunday.
He is set to manage his first game against Saint-Etienne on Wednesday, sitting in the dugout almost two decades after he played for the club.
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