Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan has confirmed his move to India and signed for Super League side NorthEast United.
The 33-year-old striker has joined the Highlanders on a free transfer after leaving Turkish club Kayserispor at the end of last season.
“I am extremely excited to start this new chapter in my career. I have heard great things about NorthEast United FC and the Indian Super League and I am thrilled to be a part of it for the upcoming season. I am confident that we can better the wonderful season the club had last year,” Gyan said.
NorthEast United Executive Director, Priya Runchal added: “We are thrilled to have a player of Gyan’s calibre and experience join our squad. He has continuously delivered excellence at the highest of levels of world football and we are confident that he will add a lot of firepower on the pitch here.”
NorthEast United is Gyan’s 10th club in a career which started in Ghana with Liberty Professionals. He has played in Italy, France, England, United Arab Emirates China and Turkey.
Gyan has been an integral part of Ghana’s national team since his debut in 2003 at the tender age of 17. He is the country’s leading scorer with 51 goals in a record 107 appearances.