Former Ghana Forward Prince Tagoe Reveals Rejecting PSG Move
- Prince Tagoe has advised Daniel Afriyie Barnieh to take his time before moving abroad
- The former Black Stars striker has revealed he rejected a move to PSG
- Afriyie Barnieh is attracting interest abroad after returning home from the World Cup
Former Black Stars striker Prince Tagoe has disclosed rejecting a move to French giants Paris Saint Germain to stay at Ghana Premier League side Hearts of Oak.
The ex-Hearts forward ended up moving to Saudi Arabia in 2006 before later leaving for Europe to play for TSG Hoffenheim and Partizan Belgrade.
Hearts of Oak talisman Daniel Afriyie Barnieh is set to leave the club after failing to sign a contract extension with the Phobians.
While advising the Black Stars striker, Tagoe entreated Barnieh to take his time before making a move abroad.
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“I rejected an offer from PSG in 2006 to complete a season at Hearts of Oak and I was the top scorer,” Tagoe told Accra-based Angel FM, as quoted by Pulse.
“I moved to Saudi Arabia for €2m the following year and had good offers from Europe. Afriyie Barnieh shouldn’t rush to leave Hearts of Oak.”
Afriyie Barnieh's contract with Hearts of Oak expires at the end of the year and the youngster has been linked with several clubs abroad.
He was a member of the Black Stars team at the World Cup in Qatar, but failed to make an appearance at the tournament.
Prince Tagoe advises Afena-Gyan
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that former Black Stars forward, Prince Tagoe has said AS Roma teen sensation Felix Afena Gyan is being rushed to the senior national team.
The footballer turned football pundit explained the 18-year-old's invite to the Black Stars came a bit too quick and in a crucial assignment.
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac invited the AS Roma attacker for the games against Ethiopia and South Africa next week.
Prince Tagoe congratulates Ralf Ragnick
Former Black Stars forward, Prince Tagoe has celebrated his ex-coach Ralf Rangnick following his appointment as the interim manager of Manchester United.
Ralf Rangnick signed Prince Tagoe for TSG Hoffenheim in 2009 and the two were influential as the Bundesliga club escaped relegation in the 2010 season, with the Ghanaian forward netting a brace against Frankfurt on the final day.
In a post on Instagram, Prince Tagoe reminisced his days at Hoffenheim and the trust Rangnick had in him, as well as wished the manager the best in England.
Source: Sports Brief News