Journalist shares how Mancini reacted to Everton signing Moise Kean

Italy's forward Moise Kean (L) celebrates with Italy's forward Ciro Immobile (C) as Italy's coach Roberto Mancini (R) looks on, after scoring  during the Euro 2020 Group J qualifying...

Everton managed to sign Moise Kean from Juventus this month.

Italy head coach Roberto Mancini attends the Italian Football Federation 'KickOff' seminar at 'centro tecnico federale di Coverciano' on May 20, 2018 in Florence, Italy.

Everton enjoyed a decent summer transfer window, and the move that really caught the eye was signing striker Moise Kean from Juventus.

The Toffees managed to sign Jonas Lossl, Djibril Sidibe, Andre Gomes, Jean-Philippe Gbamin and Alex Iwobi, but the main signing needed was a new striker.

Oumar Niasse and Cenk Tosun have struggled with Everton, whilst Dominic Calvert-Lewin isn't quite clinical enough for Everton to move forward, even if he is a fine target man.

 

Landing a striker with the X-factor was the key for Everton, and they managed to land a massive coup by securing Juventus striker Moise Kean.

The 19-year-old attacker became one of Europe's most talented young strikers with Juve, scoring six goals in 13 league games last season – despite just five of those games being as a starter.

Many have been left stunned that Everton managed to convince Juve to sell their prized teenager, and the deal only cost £27million rising to £30million.

Italy's forward Moise Kean (L) celebrates with Italy's forward Ciro Immobile (C) as Italy's coach Roberto Mancini (R) looks on, after scoring  during the Euro 2020 Group J qualifying...

Now, Gazzetta Dello Sport's Stefano Boldrini has spoken to BBC Sport, and shared how Italy boss Roberto Mancini – a former Premier League winner with Manchester City – feels about the move.

When he heard Kean as off to Everton, Mancini allegedly said that he thinks Everton will be a fine experience for Kean, as they have ambition to rise up the Premier League and get into European competitions – a verdict that should excite Toffees fans.

“We spoke to Roberto Mancini and he said it is a pity younger Italian players do not find places and have to move,” said Boldrini. “He said he is sure Everton will be a good experience because Everton is a well-organised, ambitious club who wants to get back into the big European competitions so it may be a good experience."

Everton's Moise Kean

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