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Sports News of Friday, 31 January 2020


Lecce end chase for Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah

Italian side Lecce have ended their pursuit of Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah in the winter transfer window.

The struggling serie A side have rather signed Antonin Barak from Udinese on loan until the end of the season.

Acquah was close to making a return to Italy after Lecce tried to lure him back to the Serie A.

However, Yeni Malatyaspor kept hold of their influential midfielder as they keep fighting for a decent position in the Turkish Super Lig.

The 28-year old has made 14 appearances creating three assists for the club this campaign.

He joined the the Turkish club in the summer from Empoli.