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Sports News of Saturday, 18 January 2020


U.S Lecce win Afriyie Acquah race; midfielder set for medical

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Ghana midfielder Afriyie will undergo medical at U.S Lecce on Monday after the Giallorossi beat off competition from another Italian rival, can exclusively report.

Lecce have been on the heels of the Yeni Matalyaspor midfielder all winter and it appears they have got their man after both parties agreed terms on Friday. exclusively reported that the move could be hijacked by another Italian side.

However, Fabio Liverani’s outfit have acted swiftly to sign the Ghana international on loan with the option to buy, which becomes an obligation if the Salentini avoid relegation.

The 28-year-old will undergo a mandatory medical on Monday before penning the deal.

Acquah left Torino to join Turkish Supalig outfit Yeni Malatyaspor in the summer.

He has established himself as a key cog at the club — helping them to 8th on the Supalig table.

The former TSG Hoffenheim midfielder has provided 3 assists in 13 appearances.

He has played for Empoli, Torino, Sampdoria, Parma and Palermo in Italy.