Everton have signed Juventus’s 19-year-old Italy international forward Moise Kean on a five-year deal.
Kean has scored eight times in 21 games for Juve, who he joined aged 10, and has struck two goals in three Italy matches.
He becomes Everton’s fifth summer signing, for an undisclosed fee that could rise to a reported £36m .
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— Everton (@Everton) August 4, 2019
“I am very proud and honoured to wear the Everton shirt. I will give my best to this team,” said Kean.
“I was convinced to sign because Everton is a club looking to the future and so am I. I know about the size of the club. It has big ambition and I will work very hard to help us fulfil what we want to achieve.
Moise Kean officially joins @Everton.
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) August 4, 2019
“I am used to winning and I want to bring this winning attitude to the team.”
On signing Kean, Everton manager Marco Silva said: “A striker was one of our priority signings this summer.
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? Youngest ever @SerieA player
⚽️ Youngest goalscorer in @SerieA
?? Youngest ever @ChampionsLeague player
? First player born in 2000s to score in Europe's top 5 leagues
? Italy second youngest goalscorer ever
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“Moise is strong, fast, with many good qualities as a striker and he is just 19 years old. He has talent and he is ready to work, ready to improve our squad and gives us different solutions.”