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Nigel Martyn comments on whether Moise Kean would improve Everton next season

Moise Kean’s situation at Everton is a strange one.

The Toffees need a striker to battle Dominic Calvert-Lewin and take some of the strain off him.

Kean came in from Juventus in August 2019 as one of Europe’s most highly rated young forwards – but his time at Goodison Park failed to ignite.

He joined Paris Saint-Germain on loan in October, and scored 19 goals in all competitions for them.

Kean has been included in Italy’s provisional squad for the European Championship and in an exclusive chat with Nigel Martyn, we asked if he was worth keeping at Goodison.

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“Ligue 1 just isn’t such a strong league and when he played for Everton, he didn’t look as good as what’s already there,” said Martyn of Kean.

“He gets that move and in a very strong team in a fairly weak league, he was good enough for that level.

“If he was setting the world alight in the Champions League, you might think it was the way that Everton were playing which means they’re not bringing the best out of him.

“Maybe a year away at a different club improves him but we didn’t see enough from him when he was at Everton.”

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What’s next for Kean?

Perhaps a strong summer at the Euros would put Kean in the shop window. It might make Everton want to keep him.

Many might have expected Carlo Ancelotti to get more out of his countryman than he did, especially given Everton’s need to find another striker of the right level from somewhere.

If Kean and Everton just aren’t the right fit, it’d be worth cashing in on him this summer to allow Ancelotti to bring in a new forward he feels he can get more out of.

Either way, Everton have to do something this summer which gets them an upside from a player who scored the best part of 20 goals this season while their first team struggled for firepower and variety.

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