Kevin-Prince Boateng close to joining Barcelona in January transfer window

Kevin-Prince Boateng close to joining Barcelona in January transfer window

- Kevin-Prince Boateng has emerged a top transfer target for Barcelona this month

- The Ghanaian forward has netted five times for the Serie A side in all competitions despite his many injuries this campaign

- The 31-year-old could seal a move to the Camp Nou barely six months at his present club

Spanish League giants Barcelona are reportedly on the verge of landing former AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng.

The 31-year-old currently plays for Italian League side Sassuolo, scoring five goals and one assist in all competitions so far this campaign.

According to the Guardian, coach Ernesto Valverde is impressed with the player's performance in the Serie A, hence the need to bring him to Spain.

READ ALSO: Kevin-Prince Boateng and Satta file for divorce

The German born Ghanaian star spent just one year with Eintracht Frankfurt before joining the Italian League side last summer.

Before then he spent two seasons with Premier League side Eintracht Frankfurt between 2007 and 2009.

In 2010, he moved to the San Siro where he featured for AC Milan for three seasons - scoring 10 goals after 71 Serie A matches.

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Boateng is expected to fly to Barcelona on Monday to complete his move, which is expected to include an option for Barcelona to purchase him for €8m at the end of the season.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Sassuolo midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng and wife Melissa Satta have filed to be divorced secretly.

The couple according to Ghanasoccernet.com are said to have broken up and start a fresh life without each other.

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Two separate confirmations from two trusted friends of the couple confirmed to Ghanasoccernet.com that the court process to dissolve the marriage has started in an Italian court.

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