Moise Kean positive for the swab

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Moise Kean positive for the swab

PSG has announced that Moise Kean tested positive at COVID-19. The striker is in solitary confinement and is therefore not available for tonight's Ligue 1 match against Bordeaux. In the summer of 2018 Kean returned to Juventus, this time permanently included in the first team squad.

Initially employed marginally, he found his first goal on 12 January 2019, his first as a starter with the Turin players, signing the definitive 2-0 in the Italian Cup match won on the field of Bologna. From now on he carves out more and more space, and with 6 goals in the second half of the championship - including a brace in the victorious home match on 8 March against Udinese (4-1), and above all the goal that on 6 April decides the classic against Milan (2-1), emerges as the greatest revelation of the season of the Juventus team, this time making an important contribution in winning the Scudetto, the second personal for Kean.

In 2020-2021 Kean signs a contract with PSG. He starts the 2020-2021 season in a more positive way, scoring in the early September rounds of the League Cup against Salford City and Fleetwood Town. However, his English experience ends on 4 October when he is loaned to the French team of Paris Saint-Germain.

After his debut, which took place on October 16 against Nîmes, he found his first goals in Paris on the 24th of the same month, in the Ligue 1 match against Dijon, scoring a double in the final 4-0. On 28 October he scored his first goals in the European cups, scoring a decisive double in the away match of the Champions League day stage won 2-0 against Başakşehir: on the occasion he became, at 20 years and 243 days, the youngest Italian footballer to score a goal in the Champions League on his first appearance as a starter, beating the previous record of Alessandro Del Piero (20 years and 308 days).

On 13 January 2021 he won his first trophy with PSG, the French Super Cup, taking over after the 2-1 final won against rivals Olympique Marseille. Moise is the son of parents from the Ivory Coast who emigrated to Vercelli in 1990, where Moise was born ten years later.

With the separation between his parents, at the age of 5 Moise moved with his mother and his two brothers to Asti, where he spent the rest of his childhood and adolescence. At the end of 2020 Kean appears in Outraged, a UEFA documentary that deals with discrimination in football, being interviewed by the French footballer Paul Pogba.

He is a strong attacker physically, quick and with good individual technique. Mainly deployed as a central striker, he also disengages well as a second striker.