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TRANSFER:US Salernitana considering a move for Felix Afena-Gyan

The hugely talented centre-forward has emerged on the wishlist of the Italian Serie A campaigners ahead of the 2022/23 season.

Italian side US Salernitana 1919 have expressed interest in signing Ghana international Felix Afena-Gyan in the ongoing summer transfer window.

AS Roma are reportedly considering loaning out the 19-year-old centre-forward for regular playing time to aid his development.

The Sunyani-born struggled to break into the starting line up of Jose Mourinho’s team last season despite an explosive performance on his debut against Genoa. He has been climbing off the bench to enjoy minutes.

Afena-Gyan is rated among the best youngsters in European football following his exploits at AS Roma after bagging a debut brace against Genoa in November 2021.

He made 20 appearances for AS Roma in all competitions last season with two goals to his credit, since his promotion to the senior team in October 2021.

He scored his debut goal for the Black Stars of Ghana against Madagascar in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The budding talented forward played an instrumental role in Ghana’s qualification to the 2022 FIFA World Cup after making his debut appearance for the Black Stars against Nigeria in the final play-off games.

Afena-Gyan joined AS Roma from Ghanaian lower-tier side EurAfrica Academy for an undisclosed fee.

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