Liverpool to monitor Ghana's 17 year old Fatawu and two others at AFCON

Liverpool to monitor Ghana's 17 year old Fatawu and two others at AFCON

Emmanuel Kwame Donkor
December 29, 2021 at 8:34 PM
  • Ghana's Issahaku Fatawu won the best player at the last CAF under 20 African Cup of Nations for his performances en route to the Black Satellites winning the tournament
  • After that tournament, the 17 year old had about three top European clubs lining up for his signature and even came close to signing for one until the deal failed
  • has learnt that Abdul Issahaku Fatawu and three other African players are on a list of players English Premier League side, Liverpool plans on monitoring at the upcoming AFCON has learned that, Ghanaian teenager, Abdul Issahaku Fatawu and two others are among players Liverpool plans on watching at the upcoming AFCON.

According to sources, Liverpool, in addition to Issahaku Fatawu, will also be keeping tabs on 20-year-old Guinean, Aguibou Camara of Olympiakos and 17-year-old Ivorian striker, Karim Konaté with ASEC Mimosas.

Hugo Zolf, Chief Editor of African Insider, validated reports that Liverpool will be monitoring Fatawu and three other young African players at January 2022's AFCON.

Liverpool to monitor Ghana's 17 year old Fatawu and two others at AFCON
Ghanaian midfielder, Adul Issahaku Fatawu. Source: Instagram/@issahakufatawu10.
Source: Instagram

The Media Expert for the Confederation of African Football (CAF), took to his Twitter social media account to confirm Liverpool's interest in signing the three players.

"This is 100% true [Thumbs up]. Aguibou Camara, Karim Konaté, Fatawu Issahaku are the three main players LFC will look towards this AFCON. The club are looking for a very specific type of player it seems", he tweeted.

The 17-year-old Ghanaian all round attacker has been linked with moves abroad to big European clubs in the past with a move to Bayern Leverkusen failing at the last minute earlier this year.

At the moment, Fatawu is being linked with a move to Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon in January but with the latest coming from Liverpool, that deal is not done anymore than the Leverkusen one.

Liverpool has been heavily tipped to be the destination Issahaku Fatawu himself favors over all the other clubs that have reportedly showed interest in him.

Abdul Issahaku Fatawu is at the moment a player of Dreams FC in the Ghana Premier League (GPL) after he joined them on season loan from lower division side, Steadfast United.

Fatawu, with six goals to his name already in the ongoing GPL season, is in Doha, Qatar, with the rest of the Ghana Black Stars team as they prepare to have another go at winning a fifth African Cup of Nations (AFCON) come January 2022.

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