African footballing legend Asamoah Gyan is reportedly on the verge of a shock move to the Egyptian Premier League.
The Ghanaian striker is close to moving to Egyptian Premier League side Wadi Degla, according to Ghana Soccer Net.
Gyan, 34, is without a club after most recently playing in India with NorthEast United FC in January. He scored four goals in eight appearances in the Indian Super League, but is seemingly set to come to Africa.
Wadi Degla are no stranger to signing marquee foreigners. They signed former Chelsea and France winger Florent Malouda in 2016 where he scored three goals in 18 matches.
Gyan is the Black Stars’ all-time leading goal scorer, with 51 goals in 109 matches for his country.
Our spotlight today is on legendary 🇬🇭 Ghana striker Asamoah "Baby Jet" Gyan:
⚽ All-time top scorer of the Black Stars
🥇 BBC Africa Footballer of the Year
🥇 UAE Pro League Top Scorer 3x
👕 8 AFCON Apps
🥇 CAF Team of Year 3x
Gyan is the top African goalscorer in WC history! pic.twitter.com/2SVLPTXzWr
— African Football HQ (@AfricanFtblHQ) May 1, 2020
He is is also Africa’s highest scoring player in the history of the FIFA World Cup.
The former Ghana captain most notably played for Udinese, Stade Rennes, Sunderland and Al Ain.
Wadi Degla are currently battling relegation in the Egyptian Premier League, they were in 16th position (out of 18) in the table before the league was suspended.