Kean, 21, returns with a two-year loan to the club where he began his professional career as a college graduate.

File image of Moise Kean. AP

Milan: Moise Kean will be the final piece of Juventus’ post-Cristiano Ronaldo attack after the Italian striker completed his move from Everton on Tuesday.

Kean, 21, returns on a two-year loan met the club where he began his professional career as a college graduate.

Juventus announced the move and at the same time officially confirmed the departure of five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo, who will join his former club Manchester United.

Juve sold Kean to Everton in the summer of 2019 after excelling in his breakthrough Serie A season but failed to impress in England and was loaned to Paris Saint-Germain last season.

He hit 17 Times in 41 games for the high-profile French team, which lost their Ligue 1 title to Lille and was kicked out of the Champions League by Manchester City.

On Friday, Kean was in the Italian Squad named after missing Euro 2020, won by Roberto Mancini’s formidable Azzurri last month.

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According to daily Gazzetta Dello Sport, a deal for superstar Ronaldo could be closed within the next 24 hours, with the summer transfer window slated to close on Tuesday.

Although Juventus insisted the 36-year-old stay with the Serie A giants, media reports in Italy suggested that the former Real Madrid and Manchester United star has decided to leave.

Ronaldo started on the bench at the Dacia Arena in Udine amid rumors of a way out of the Italian giant but he nearly took the three points in added time after Juve insisted he wasn’t going anywhere this season.

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