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Soccer News of Monday, 29 January 2018

Source: ghanaguardian.com

Patrick Twumasi's France move remains in limbo

Patrick Twumasi's expected move from Astana to one of French Lig 1 sides looks slim as the 23 year old continues training with his Kazakhstani side.

French sides Lorient and Caen have expressed interest in the Ghanaian attacker, but his move to France still looks impossible now as the close of the Janauary Transfer window draws closer

The Kazakhastani side had earlier indicated their unwilling to release their most priced asset.

Lorient were hoping to sign Twumasi as a replacement to Black Star striker Majid Warris who was loaned to FC Porto.

The 23 year old has been Astana's top marksman in the past three season and has a contract with the club that runs until 2019.

The 23 year old has been Astana's top marksman in the past three season and has a contract with the club that runs until 2019.

The former Red Bull Academy player was named the club's player of the season after helping the club win the Kazakhstan League and scoring 14 goals in the process.

Scottish giants Celtic, German Bundesliga side Stuggart and Turkish Super Lig club Bursaspor have all tried persuading the Ghanaian,who joined on loan from Latvian side Spartaks J?rmala.

His sterling performance has seen him earn a call up to the Black Stars and played in the final World Cup qualifier against Egypt in Cape Coas