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The agent of Juventus starlet Moise Kean has reportedly asked the Bianconeri to loan the youngster out to a “big European club,” while Arsenal defender Kristopher da Graca is being linked with a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain.

As reported by Calciomercato, Kean has yet to sign his first professional deal with Juventus amid interest from Arsenal and Manchester City. His agent Mino Raiola has been negotiating with the Bianconeri for some time now, but while the two sides have gotten close to an agreement, he still hasn't put pen to paper.

Calciomercato has now revealed some of the conditions Raiola is demanding, including a loan to a major European club:
"Trouble is, the player’s agent, a man you might already have heard of, a certain Mino Raiola, wanted Juventus to loan him out to a big European club before signing a new contract with the Old Lady. Raiola imposed his condition before the beginning of the transfer window generating the anger of both [Giuseppe] Marotta and [Fabio] Paratici that want to keep the player, but are also tired of Raiola’s smart tactics."
Despite the tricky negotiations, Kean is expected to sign his deal with Juventus soon and turn down moves to the Premier League. The 16-year-old talent was on the bench for Juventus' 2-1 win over Udinese on Saturday, a clear indication of just how highly Juventus rate him.

Per Goal's Mark Doyle, he bagged an impressive 24 goals in 25 matches last season, despite constantly going up against defenders much older than him. This year, he has already found the net five times in five contests with the Primavera.

Here's a look at some of his top highlights:


Frequently compared to compatriot Mario Balotelli, Kean has impressive athletic ability and physical strength, but he's also a fine technician and an instinctive player. He's well ahead of the curve and can play both as a main striker or as part of an attack, including splitting out wide.

He'll continue to be linked with Arsenal and City until he puts pen to paper, and, even then, his name is expected to pop up in transfer rumours―Raiola has a tendency to move his clients around frequently, evidenced by the many stops Balotelli and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have made throughout their careers.

For now, all the clubs involved can do is wait as Kean and Raiola make up their minds. In all likelihood, the Bianconeri will continue to use the youngster until Marko Pjaca returns from injury, and if Raiola can get assurances after that, he'll finally sign his deal.

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Elsewhere, the Sun (h/t Daily Star's Jamie Styles) reported PSG want to move for Da Graca when his contract expires at the end of this season, bringing an end to the youngster's time with the Gunners.

The 18-year-old has been with Arsenal since 2014 but suffered a serious knee injury in his debut season that halted his progression. He has returned to full health and impressed for the team's under-18 side, playing both as a centre-back and full-back.

The Swedish defender is known for his ability on the ball and strong positional sense, and there's some belief he'll eventually move to a more advanced role and become a holding midfielder.
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Per the report, Arsenal are unsure whether they can guarantee Da Graca regular minutes at the under-21 level, and this could see the youngster not sign a new deal and move to PSG, who have done some impressive work with their youth setup in recent years.

With the likes of Kingsley Coman, Jonathan Ikone, Hervin Ongenda and Jean-Kevin Augustin all enjoying success after spells in Les Parisiens' youth teams, the French capital is quickly becoming an impressive destination for young talent.

Source: Bleacherreport

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