Promising England star turns down Liverpool, Man United in favour of first-team football – report
Michael Keane has rejected the chance to move to Liverpool or Manchester United in favour of a switch to Everton, according to reports
Michael Keane has turned down the chance to move to Liverpool and Manchester United in favour of a transfer to Everton, according to reports in the English media.
The Sun is reporting that the England international is set to leave Burnley in the summer transfer window after the defender helped to keep Sean Dyche’s side in the Premier League last term.
The same article states that Keane has rejected the chance to return to Old Trafford after Manchester United signed Victor Lindelof in a £30.7m deal from Portuguese champions Benfica earlier this month.
According to the Sun, the 24-year-old has also turned down Liverpool amid fears that he won’t get regular first-team football at the Anfield outfit.
The story reveals that Keane is set to sign for Everton where Ronald Koeman can guarantee the centre-half a place in his starting line-up ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia next summer.
The former Manchester United defender helped Burnley to achieve promotion to the Premier League in 2015-16 season before impressing on his return to the top flight.
Louis van Gaal sanctioned the sale of Keane to Burnley in the 2015 summer transfer window.
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