Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has insisted that Moise Kean will return to the club once his temporary stint with Paris Saint-Germain concludes at the end of the campaign.
The Italy international joined the Toffees from Juventus during the 2019 summer transfer window and it was anticipated that he could cement his position as the main striker.
However, he struggled to make an instant impression and played second fiddle to Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who found a rich vein of scoring form under Ancelotti, who became the manager in December 2019.
Kean ended his debut campaign with just two goals across all competitions and though, he scored a couple of goals in the EFL Cup this term, he was loaned out to Les Parisiens before the deadline this month.
Since his move to Les Parisiens, Kean has found his scoring touch with four goals in just five appearances and he recently scored braces against Dijon and Istanbul Basaksehir in Ligue 1 and Champions League respectively.
He could earn an extended run in the starting lineup with Neymar out injured for the short-term, but Ancelotti has stressed that Kean will return to Goodison Park when the season concludes.
The legendary Italian added that there is no option to buy for Les Parisiens and his current run of form is only good for the Toffees when he is reintegrated into the squad next term.
“That’s what the contract says. I didn’t speak with him but I saw him score four goals in two games. This is good. This is good for Paris Saint-Germain, for him and for us also,” He told via Liverpool Echo.
“We decided to allow him to go on loan, to play more, to have more opportunity to play more. He is showing his quality and he will be back next season.”
Kean endured a frustrating spell with the Premier League outfit last season and one of his most embarrassing moments came under caretaker Duncan Ferguson, who benched him within 18 minutes of coming on as a substitute against Manchester United.
His confidence definitely took a hit during the course of the season as he was barely afforded a starting role and a change of surroundings has done a world of good for him. Les Parisiens could make a serious attempt to sign him next summer, if he can remain consistent in front of goal over a period of time.
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