Kean Omitted from the Italian National Team’s Euro 2020 Squad List

Paris Saint-Germain forward Moise Kean has been left out of the Italian national team’s latest Euro 2020 squad list.

Italian national team manager Roberto Mancini will make two more cuts before he reveals his final 26-man squad list for the upcoming Euros, but Kean will not make the team barring any last-minute changes.

On the other hand, PSG talents Marco Verratti and Alessandro Florenzi each made the team and are expected to be a staple in Italy’s starting lineups throughout the tournament.

Kean earned a start for Italy in its recent international friendly fixture against San Marino. The PSG striker was subbed off at halftime as he finished the opening half without scoring a goal.

It is not yet known whether Mancini omitted Kean due to his latest injury or if the decision was solely based on tactical reasons. For now, Mancini will be relying on a two-man rotation between Lazio’s Ciro Immobile and Torino’s Andrea Belotti for the team’s starting center-forward role.

Kean will now look ahead to resolving his footballing future over the upcoming summer transfer window. The Italian goal-scorer is set to return to parent club Everton next month following his one-season loan stint with PSG, but the French powerhouse has been in the rumor mill with possibly signing the forward on a permanent transfer deal.

Kean finished off the recent Ligue 1 campaign with 13 goals.

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