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.