Ghanaian Youngster Delighted to Share Locker Room with Roma's New Star Dybala

Ghanaian Youngster Delighted to Share Locker Room with Roma's New Star Dybala

  • Ghana forward Felix Afena-Gyan has opened up on having Argentina star Paulo Dybala as his new teammate as AS Roma
  • Paulo Dybala has joined AS Roma in the summer transfer window from Italian Serie A rivals Juventus
  • Afena-Gyan, Paulo Dybala and the AS Roma team are preparing ahead of the start of the 2022/23 season

Black Stars striker, Felix Afena-Gyan, has expressed delight over the arrival of Argentine midfielder Paulo Dybala to AS Roma.

Paulo Dybala signed a three-year-deal to join AS Roma in the summer transfer window after leaving Juventus.

Afena-Gyan met the ex-Juventus star and has been training with the midfielder ahead of the start of the new season.

Felix Afena-Gyan, Ghana, AS Roma, Black Stars
Ghana forward Felix Afena-Gyan has revealed his delight to play alongside Paulo Dybala. Credit: @ASRomaEN @ghanasoccernet
Source: Twitter
"Surely it's a great pleasure for me to share the locker room with a big player like Dybala, it's a pleasure to be able to talk to him and train with him," he said as quoted by Footballghana.com.

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Afena-Gyan signed a new long term deal at AS Roma in the summer transfer window and will be hoping to get more play time in the upcoming campaign.

AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho promoted the 19-year-old to the first team last season. Afena-Gyan made 17 appearances last season, scoring two goals.

"I'm still young, I still have many years of career ahead, I still have a lot to learn, especially from the coach. it's not a problem for me, I'm sure my time will come and I'll have to take the opportunity," added Afena-Gyan.

Jose Mourinho's stunning reaction to Afena-Gyan's goal against Sunderland captured

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho and England striker Tammy Abraham were left in disbelief after Ghanaian teen sensation Felix Afena-Gyan netted a brilliant goal in their pre-season friendly against Sunderland.

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The Black Stars forward opened the scoring and created an assist as AS Roma defeated the English outfit 2-0 on Wednesday.

In a video posted on social media, Mourinho quickly run to Abraham as the two reacted to Afena-Gyan's strike.

Source: SportsBrief.com