Boakye Yiadom joins Jiangsu Suning in China until 2021

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Boakye Yiadom in China

 

The former Juventus forward has completed his much-publicised move to the Chinese club in a three-year deal

Jiangsu Suning have announced the signing of Ghana striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom from Red Star Belgrade striker in a three-year deal.

The 24-year-old joined the Nanjing-based club in a deal reported to be around €5.5 million, plus add on based on his performance, after his move Bordeaux in January hit a snag following an injury he sustained.

According to reports, Yiadom was signed as a replacement for Cameroon striker Benjamin Moukandjo who joined Beijing Renhe on loan until the end of the season.

Yiadom will play his first game against Guizhou Zhicheng on Sunday if he is passed fit by the club’s head coach.

Yiadom rose through the Ghana national team’s ranks and was part of the Ghana U20 squad that played in the 2013 Fifa World Youth championship in Turkey.

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