Nicolo Schira of Gazetta dello Sport claims that the Blues' bid of €30m (~£27m) for the 19-year-old starlet was recently knocked back.
Ajax are also said to be seriously interested in Kean who rose to prominence this past season with six goals in Serie A.
The Mail in the UK have since weighed in suggesting that Everton will need to up their bid to £31m and agree to a buy-back clause whereby Juve could repurchase Kean for £40m if his time at Goodison Park is a success.
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1 Posted 09/07/2019 at 07:28:35
Hes apparently a good player but I cant say Ive seen much of him, has anyone seen him play often?
What are his strengths ect?
2 Posted 09/07/2019 at 08:08:38
3 Posted 09/07/2019 at 08:09:29
4 Posted 09/07/2019 at 08:16:41
So hes scored more than six league goals in 18 months then?
5 Posted 09/07/2019 at 08:30:18
6 Posted 09/07/2019 at 08:33:51
7 Posted 09/07/2019 at 08:46:15
As Joe said though, I very much doubt hell go anywhere but the Champions League.
8 Posted 09/07/2019 at 09:06:08
9 Posted 09/07/2019 at 09:09:22
I think he is interesting player and would welcome him to the club. I think he is a goalscorer and could do well for us. And also he would play well with DCL. Since he is going to play with DCL in the SAME team not AGAINST, I'm happy.
10 Posted 09/07/2019 at 09:33:04
11 Posted 09/07/2019 at 09:34:44
He looks to be a natural goalscorer but £30m seems a huge amount to pay for someone so untested. Guess that's the going rate for a buzzy 'wonderkid'. He's out of contract next year so I wonder if there is any truth at all in this one or whether it's just his agent Raiola putting pressure on Juve to improve his contract.
I think for a kid with potential like that we could be more attractive than some of the CL teams because he will likely get far more minutes on the pitch. I guess for him the idea would be to come to Everton and play and develop for 3-4 years before we sell him for twice or three times the money to a top team aged 23. Such a pathway probably works well for everyone involved.
12 Posted 09/07/2019 at 09:38:06
Has the potential to become a world beater, and hopefully he realises that just like Lukaku, if he wants champions league football, he first just needs top level league football, and at the blues he will get it.
£30m (ish) for him is a great deal, we will get goals, excitement and a huge profit in a few years time.
Great deal and well done to the blues for looking outside of the box.
13 Posted 09/07/2019 at 11:10:50
14 Posted 09/07/2019 at 11:47:23
He ha been on the receiving end of disgusting racist abuse, and Juve failed to support him in this (Juve captain Chiellini even came out and criticized Kean for 'encouraging' the abuse). This abuse seems to be the reason he is keen to move out of Italy.
If there is a chance for us to sign him, it would be a real coup, and the type of signing that could put us on the map. Everton would be an ideal club for him. I really hope this happens.
This lad + Malcolm + Zouma and i'd say we have serious chances of challenging the top-4 in the next year or 2.
15 Posted 09/07/2019 at 11:47:25
Everton's managers and scouting staff have been less than competent in recognizing what would be a good fit in the Goodison set up.
However, it's not so much the individuals but the coming together as a tight competent unit that is hard to beat.
We have seen Everton teams over the years that are far too amenable in conceding the midfield areas and I for one find it hard to watch when the opposition have possession no matter what that opposition may be.
You need strength and skill in all areas to be a great team not just up front.
16 Posted 09/07/2019 at 11:49:35
17 Posted 09/07/2019 at 11:51:35
18 Posted 09/07/2019 at 12:13:19
Does this also mean Juve are willing to sell, but not at this price?
One thing is certain, Juve know we're interested.
Hopefully at the head of the queue.
19 Posted 09/07/2019 at 12:26:30
Agree, he's not at the Lukaku level yet, but he'd be an exciting signing that's for sure.
20 Posted 09/07/2019 at 13:22:04
He's scoring & winning medals at Juve, playing in the Champions League and is now scoring for the Italian 1st team.
Sane is unhappy so why don't we just sign him and then Dembele from Dortmund, I mean they're just as realistic?
21 Posted 09/07/2019 at 13:28:54
You might have missed the previous thread about the player. He's been racially abused by some Italian fans, particurely at Cagliari on Sardinia.
It was agreed then, that it might be beneficial to the player to let him mature in a more sheltered environment.
Juve does recognise this, and the fact this is the second thread on the player reflects it too.
Let's hope Marcel Brands can do wonders.
22 Posted 09/07/2019 at 13:40:04
23 Posted 09/07/2019 at 13:47:22
To compare him to such established talents as Sane and Dembele is a bit silly. He's a talent for sure but he's far from established and will likely be behind Ronaldo, Mandzukic and Dybala next season. Icardi too if they get him.
I'm far from convinced that we will get him but it's not unlikely he will need a move somewhere to get more game time. If Juve need to balance the books then perhaps they could be tempted to sell a young talent who is still raw and only their 4th choice striker. Maybe. Maybe not. Worth a shot.
24 Posted 09/07/2019 at 13:49:35
25 Posted 09/07/2019 at 14:07:32
When you consider Tyrone Mings cost Villa 26.5 million. When you see that Newcastle teenager being quoted at 50 million. Solonke 20 million. On our books Tosun at 27 million and Walcott at 20 million.
30-40 million for Kean seems great business. All he needs to do is reach double figures next season and he'd probably fetch 50+ million, so it is an investment that will at a minimum result in a profit, and if he does reach his potential, could see us with a World Class centre-forward.
If we are to get in the top-4, it is signingthese types of player, taking these types of risks, that will get us there.
26 Posted 09/07/2019 at 14:58:29
No matter who we sign there will be doubters, which is hardly surprising given all the false dawns and poor signings over the last few years. But I would be happy to see this lad in the Royal Blue and feel he could be a major contributor to the cause.
I also thought we would have had more than one major signing by now, I was under the impression it was the intention to get the new players in early? Still plenty of time of course but I would have liked to see more incomings by now. Which would, of course, have given them more time to bed in.
I hope this deal becomes a reality and is followed by a few more of top quality.
27 Posted 09/07/2019 at 15:19:50
28 Posted 09/07/2019 at 15:19:56
Everton have allegedly offered 35k Euros but Juve are asking for 45k with a buy back option.
Source: Gazzetta dello Sport via Mundo Deportivo
29 Posted 09/07/2019 at 15:46:04
Sarri does not have a great record of trusting younger players. Depends on what their plans are of course but if he is 3rd/4th choice striker then maybe £30m might appeal for a player yet to make 10 starts for the club.
30 Posted 09/07/2019 at 17:31:32
31 Posted 09/07/2019 at 17:35:20
32 Posted 09/07/2019 at 17:50:13
33 Posted 09/07/2019 at 18:02:10
34 Posted 09/07/2019 at 18:07:37
I don't think he'll be looking for Champions League at 19. Regular first-team football while getting paid handsomely will be top priority. There's plenty of time for Champions League.
35 Posted 09/07/2019 at 18:15:44
That may change in time, but I would be much happier if we get someone in, who can find the back of the net on a regular basis.
It took Andy Gray to bring the best out of Sharp, that is what Dcl needs to help his improvement.
If we go into the new season with dcl, Tosun as our main strikers then we will struggle for the top 6.
A striker is an absolute must to bring in.
If we can get delph in as well he will be one hell of a signing.
36 Posted 09/07/2019 at 18:29:17
37 Posted 09/07/2019 at 18:31:55
38 Posted 09/07/2019 at 20:37:07
39 Posted 09/07/2019 at 20:53:22
1 - he has suffered great racist abuse in his short career, and is apparently keen to escape it.
2 - he has 1 year on his contract, Juve risk losing him for free should they make him stay.
3 - Juve's aspiratons are to win the Champions League. For that they are unlikely to entrust a raw 19 year old. So they want Icardi, or some other proven, in their prime, goal-scorer.
40 Posted 09/07/2019 at 21:25:13
41 Posted 09/07/2019 at 21:40:00
42 Posted 09/07/2019 at 21:42:22
Players need to be free to move from club to club and not have their progress checked by the implementation of a buy-back clause. It is essentially a form of hedge-betting, and is only ever going to favour the big clubs to make sure they dont miss out on profit-share on a departed player. I hate it. If a club does not want a player then they should sell them - if they are not sure about a player then send them out on loan - or play them occasionally and see how develop. Transferring them, letting them hit their stride elsewhere, and then swooping back in to reap the financial rewards by buying a player at a fixed rate that could be way below their market value is almost a form of fraud.
43 Posted 09/07/2019 at 21:45:37
Hope it materialises but not holding my breath. Then again who knows...at least the rumours exciting unlike many in the past.
44 Posted 09/07/2019 at 21:46:27
45 Posted 09/07/2019 at 21:46:39
46 Posted 09/07/2019 at 21:49:49
47 Posted 09/07/2019 at 22:00:13
" if he's that good, I can't see us getting him"
Spot on. Sadly, Denis, you have nailed it.
48 Posted 09/07/2019 at 22:00:23
49 Posted 10/07/2019 at 00:42:10
He could easily view us as a useful stepping stone if nothing else. If the club do want him, it is up to Brands to sell the idea that Everton can help his development and provide a platform for his talents, and then up to Silva to develop a team he won't need to leave to match his ultimate ambitions.
With a buy-back option, can the player veto returning to the original club if he wants to?
50 Posted 10/07/2019 at 00:57:24
As for Kean the player, he has 12 months left and is in the mould of Lukaku. Really promising player but I dont want us to pay more than £30m. Having one year on his deal means we actually have more bargaining power than we realise, luckily Im sure Brands realises this 100%.
51 Posted 10/07/2019 at 01:52:17
52 Posted 10/07/2019 at 05:37:43
53 Posted 10/07/2019 at 08:42:20
54 Posted 10/07/2019 at 11:06:36
It gets right on my nerves too, along with the harvesting of young talent and loaning players out. I can understand it with being reluctant to sell Lookman to Leipzig and watch him come good. But if Leipzig are prepared to take the chance and give him the games, they should benefit from that.
Chelsea have god knows how many players loaned out, the numbers should be should be kerbed. No club, including us, should have any need for more than 10 loan players.
They are the Industrial sized trawlers of scooping up talent because they have unlimited finance to do it.
FIFA need to be much stronger on these issues.
The buy back clause in essence just another derivative of a loan deal.
55 Posted 10/07/2019 at 11:24:35
He's exactly the type of player we should be looking at, surely? He's young, high profile, has CL experience, and experience of playing for Juve.
We need to be trying to buy players of his calibre & profile, and stop looking at the Aaron Mooy's & Callum Wilson's of this world.
56 Posted 10/07/2019 at 12:38:58
Ajax may be tempted by a player + cash deal, with Moise Kean thrown in.
On the plus side, we're interested in the 16-year-old Hossein Zamani. This talented Ajax player, of Afghan origin, wants away, and is reportedly listening to our offers, and from some other clubs...
57 Posted 10/07/2019 at 13:10:49
58 Posted 10/07/2019 at 13:11:30
59 Posted 10/07/2019 at 20:29:17
IMO he's very similar to Lookman but taller. Fast, skilful, young, erratic.
Probably miss a dozen easy chances before scoring a goal out of nothing.
He's got great potential, just like Lookman. I don't see why the coaching team think they can get more out of him than they can Lookman but sometimes a bit of luck is needed. The right time, place and personality etc.
I'd rather develop Lookman but maybe mentally he's already gone.
60 Posted 10/07/2019 at 23:59:24
If he's really that good, why would be go to a relatively unknown club (outside of the UK) that hasn't won a trophy in over 2 decades and has never played in the CL?When he could potentially go direct to a CL club on probably the same if not higher wages than we would offer. Even if I were given the choice I'd take the 'higher' option to at least give it a shot - if he (in this case) doesn't make it at a CL club, there will always be clubs like us still available.
Reality is, most players move for money first and foremost then prestige. There are a lot of clubs that can offer just as much (if not more) as us. What we definitely cannot offer is footie at the top table and a cabinet of trophies won this century...
I'm still keeping my fingers crosse though.
61 Posted 10/07/2019 at 00:07:33
Lookman has what many would say much potential, but I believe if we had paid £30m to £40m (what Juve want?) just based on potential, many of us would now be saying it was too much to pay based on his performance so far?
At the £30m + point I need to see just a little more than potential.
Look at Mo Salah as an example, bought for £35m by the dark side, played for some decent clubs and performed decently at all of them.
The Salah buy by LFC was a win and a place bet in one, If he didn't blossom into what he is now, he would still have been a decent player to have.
Teams like Juve don't sell on immensely talented teanagers, I'm suspicious, what's the reason?
Big buying based on potential alone????????
62 Posted 11/07/2019 at 03:22:24
63 Posted 11/07/2019 at 04:31:09
64 Posted 11/07/2019 at 14:53:26
65 Posted 11/07/2019 at 15:42:57
I really like the look of this young Footballer. I dont know how good the opposition was in this YouTube video but going by it he looks to have strength, pace, ball control and finishing ability.
He is not greedy either.
He has a similar background to Richarlison - came up the hard way.
I think he would fit right in with our squad - I hope this one more than all the other rumours has got legs.
66 Posted 11/07/2019 at 16:40:16
That's an awful lot more than potential/Lookman.
67 Posted 27/07/2019 at 17:08:44
68 Posted 29/07/2019 at 10:00:41
If true I think we will have our best striker since Lukaku. The kid is raw and probably won't hit the ground running (very few foreign players do) but looks a proper striker who manages to get shots on target much more regularly than the likes of DCL. He won't be able to link play as well as DCL but his goals per minute ratio is very impressive and he creates his own chances. He's strong, quick and crucially has some excellent movement. Think he will prove an excellent striker and is hopefully already better than what we have.
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