Emery is a fan of Kean (Picture: Getty)There were talks between Arsenal and Juventus and Raiola, but Kean ultimately decided against a move to the Emirates.Arsenal are set to sign Lille forward Nicolas Pepe this week and Emery could not guarantee Kean first-team football, ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.AdvertisementAdvertisementThat has been Kean’s main issue at Juventus and the Italian turned down Arsenal because Everton assured him of a starting place. Kean is set to join Everton (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery failed in an attempt to lure Moise Kean away from Everton, reports say.Everton are poised to announce the signing of Juventus youngster Kean, in a deal that could rise to £36million.Kean’s agent Mino Raiola was the driving force behind the 19-year-old’s switch to the Premier League and was contacted by Arsenal.The Daily Mail claim Emery is a big fan of Kean and Arsenal attempted a last-minute hijack of Everton’s deal.ADVERTISEMENT Coral BarryWednesday 31 Jul 2019 9:30 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link361Shares Advertisement Everton could pay as much as £36m for Kean (Picture: Getty)While Everton fans are excited by the prospect of signing one of the most coveted youngsters in Italian football, Arsenal fans are bracing themselves for potentially a big week of transfers.Pepe is due to be announced as Arsenal’s big summer signing and the Gunners are reportedly finally closing in on the capture of Celtic full-back Kieran Tierney.MORE: Arsenal close to completing Kieran Tierney transfer dealMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Kean prioritised first-team football (Picture: Getty)Everton want to build their squad around Kean and are hopeful the striker can emulate Romelu Lukaku at the club.Lukaku enjoyed a wonderful four-year spell at Everton, scoring 87 times in 166 appearances before making a big-money move to Manchester United.Juventus’ will not include a buy-back clause, but will have first refusal on Kean should Everton cash in on the talented teenager in the future. Arsenal fail in last-minute hijack of Everton’s transfer deal for Moise Kean Comment Advertisement
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