Sports News Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Asamoah Gyan set to join Indian Super League side NorthEast United

Ghana star Asamoah Gyan is set to join Indian Super League side NorthEast United as a marquee signing for the upcoming season, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.

The 33-year-old is available on a free transfer after seeing out his contract at Turkish Super Lig side Kayserispor.

GHANASoccernet.com understands talks between the Guwahati-based and Gyan’s representatives are far advanced and the deal could be announced later this month.

The former Sunderland and Udinese striker has been lined-up to replace Nigerian Bartholomew Owogbalor Ogbeche who was top scorer at the club with 12 goals for last season.

Gyan’s legendary status will boost NorthEast United FC who reached the semi-finals of the 2018/19 season.

The 2019/20 Indian Super League start on 20 October, 2019 but NorthEast United will be in action on Monday against defending champions Bengaluru.

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com
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