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Sports News of Monday, 29 January 2018


Hearts manager happy with Danny Amankwa's arrival

Danny Amankwa has joined Hearts of Midlothian Danny Amankwa has joined Hearts of Midlothian

Heart of Midlothian manager Craig Levein admits it's "a bit of a risk' to bring Ghanaian winger Danny Amankwa to the club.

The pacy Wideman joined the Jambos last Thursday on a 19-month deal from FC Copenhagen.

The Ghanaian has endured an injury-plagued career in the last couple of years but the Scottish side opted to bring him to the

The winger joined the Jambos on Thursday on an 18-month deal from FC Copenhagen following an injury-plagued few years.

“I’m really pleased I have managed to get this done,” he said. “I like the story. “As a young boy he was on a very sharp incline and his career was heading upwards quickly, but then he has had problems with injury. “In there somewhere is still that player who was destined to do great things.

“I accept it’s a bit of a risk because he has had injuries, but the type (of injury) make me feel a little better: knee injuries, problems with cartilage happens, even twice. “I feel his career hasn’t been allowed to continue on the trajectory it was on.

“I’m hoping that means he feels he has a lot to prove and he plays like the 18-year-old who was heading for the stars.”