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Everton: Move for Moise Kean still on despite competition from Arsenal

Everton: Move for Moise Kean still on despite competition from Arsenal - Everton

Everton have seen off competition from Arsenal in the race to sign Moise Kean and should be able to complete a deal soon, according to The Daily Mail.

Arsenal had come in with a late offer, but Unai Emery was unable to guarantee the 19-year-old regular starts due to the presence of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.

On the other hand, Everton are looking to build their frontline around the Italian in a similar way to what they did with Romelu Lukaku.

The Daily Mail believe the deal will be £36m with no buy-back clause and could be completed this week.

Kean scored six goals in five Serie A starts and eight substitute appearances last season, as per WhoScored, averaging a goal every 89.3 minutes which is an incredible return, especially for someone so young – it was also the type of potency Everton missed.

In contrast, Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored the same number of strikes in 19 starts and 16 substitute appearances, averaging a goal every 296 minutes.

Cenk Tosun got on the score sheet three times in 10 starts and 15 substitute appearances, averaging a goal every 350 minutes.

While it would be difficult for the 19-year-old to maintain his minute per goal ratio over a longer period of time, there was a period last season where he had the best goals scored to shots taken statistics in Europe, as per Calciomercato, which indicates he could be a success for a sustained spell.

This would be an incredible deal for Everton and it seems more likely than ever that they can get it over the line.

Having Kean in their ranks should definitely see the Toffees hit the net with more regularity, which could help them push on up the table and battle for European places.

Everton fans, how excited are you about this move? Let us know in the comment section below!


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