Moise Kean’s father admits he once blocked Manchester United move

What could have been for Moise Kean

Moise Kean’s father has admitted that his son could have joined Manchester United in his youth, but was convinced to stay at Juventus.

Kean has made waves in Serie A over the past 6 months or so.

The Italian starlet impressed during the latter stages of the last campaign, stepping in for Cristiano Ronaldo when he was injured.

As a result of those performances, Everton took a liking to him this summer.

The Toffees have been heavily linked with a move for Kean, and it looks almost certain that he will soon be an Everton player.

According to the latest reports, a deal could be concluded within the next 24 hours.

Though, it could have been very different for Kean, Juventus and Everton.

TURIN, ITALY – MAY 03: Moise Kean of Juventus challenged by Nicolas NKoulou of Torino FC during the Serie A match between Juventus and Torino FC at Allianz Stadium on May 3, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Chris Ricco/Getty Images)

“His mother wanted to send him to Manchester [United]”

That’s because Moise Kean’s father has suggested that Man United moved for the Italian when he was just 14.

However, his father decided to block the transfer in favour of him remaining at Juventus and continuing his progression.

“I did stop his transfer at the time, his mother wanted to send him to Manchester [United],” Biorou Jean Kean explained to Omnisport, as cited by the Mirror

“I said no because I wanted him to stay at Juventus and keep learning. He was not mature enough yet.

“To send a young boy abroad aged just 14-15 years old didn’t convince me at that time.”

Safe to say, his father’s advice certainly helped, and Kean now looks set to take the Premier League by storm with Everton.

 

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Mainz’s Jean-Philippe Gbamin undergoing medical at Everton – Sky

Kean isn’t the only signing Everton are set to make over the weekend.

That’s because the Toffees look set to complete the transfer of Jean-Philippe Gbamin.

The midfielder will replace Idrissa Gueye, who left for Paris Saint-Germain last week.

Click here to find out more about Jean-Philippe Gbamin and his move to Everton.

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