Asamoah Gyan shatters Ghana Premier League transfer record; reportedly joins Legon Cities FC

Asamoah Gyan shatters Ghana Premier League transfer record; reportedly joins Legon Cities FC

- Asamoah Gyan has reportedly joined Legon Cities FC

- The former Black Stars captain has signed a 4-year deal with the club

- He is expected to earn 250,000 dollars a year

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Former Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has reportedly joined Ghanaian Premier League side, Legon Cities FC.

Per a report seen by YEN.com.gh on Pulse Ghana, the former Sunderland FC striker has signed a four-year deal with the Legon based football club.

According to the report, the deal is worth 250,000 dollars a year, meaning he will earn about $1 million dollars in salary in the period.

Asamoah Gyan shatters Ghana Premier League transfer record; reportedly joins Legon Cities FC

Asamoah Gyan shatters Ghana Premier League transfer record; reportedly joins Legon Cities FC (Photo credit: Ghanasoccernte.com)
Source: UGC

The 34-year-old signed a contract with the Royals after reaching successful negotiations with Board Chairman of Legon Cities and Lemla Group Mr. Richard Kings Atikpo.

Gyan, who was heavily linked with a move to giants Kumasi Asante Kotoko has rather swerved his boyhood club and accepted a juicy deal from Legon Cities FC.

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He has been without a club since 2019 after ending his stay at Indian club NorthEast United.

Gyan began his career in 2003 with Ghanaian Premier League club Liberty Professionals scoring ten goals in sixteen matches then spent three seasons with Serie A club Udinese.

Meanwhile, Ghana midfielder, Thomas Teye Partey, has opened up about his move to English side, Arsenal.

According to the deputy captain of the Black Stars, he couldn't sleep when he heard that his move to Arsenal was imminent.

Speaking to Arsenal.com, Partey said, “until the last moment I was not aware. My agent called me and said it was going to happen and I was so happy. I could not even sleep that night. It was a great feeling.”

When asked how important it was for him to have joined the great Arsenal family, he opined:

Well, I feel so happy, I already feel part of the family because the fans have received me, everybody is saying nice things about me and you know, to be received like this is a great feeling."

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