Signed in a €27.5m (other figures are available) deal from Juventus last summer, Moise Kean is still to score his first goal for Everton. The Italian striker has made nine appearances for the Toffees so far, but is yet to find the net for his new club.
Back at the start of the year, when impressing for the Old Lady, the youngster had even been called up to the senior national team, where he did well in a few friendlies.
But Kean was then sent back to Italy’s U21 side, where he isn’t in great form either, staying on the bench during the whole match against Armenia.
Italy’s U21 manager Paolo Nicolato has spoken to the local press this week, and Turin newspaper Tuttosport highlighted his words about two former Juventus players, Luca Pellegini, who’s now at Cagliari, and Kean.
Regarding the Everton player, Nicolato claims he’s still in the period of adaptation to a new club, and deserves some ‘patience’ due to his young age.
“Kean has decided to go to play in a very competitive and very high level league like the English one, where it’s not easy to carve out the spaces. However we must not forget that we are talking about a boy from 2000, who must get his experiences but who possesses great qualities, I think it is necessary to have patience.”
Hang on – Son Heung-min isn’t a victim, Andre Gomes takes that space.
There may not be a villain in this case, but there aren’t two victims, Son doesn’t need to be infantilised to the point we’re being updated on his well-being. https://t.co/YUhDVm407k #efc #coyb #thfc #coys
— Sport Witness (@Sport_Witness) November 4, 2019