AS Roma Youngster Felix Afena Gyan Spotted in Cremona Ahead of Cremonese Move

AS Roma Youngster Felix Afena Gyan Spotted in Cremona Ahead of Cremonese Move

  • Ghana forward Felix Afena-Gyan has travelled to Cremona to complete his move to US Cremonese in the summer transfer window
  • The 19-year-old striker is joining the Serie A newcomers for 10 million Euros from Italian giants AS Roma
  • Felix Afena-Gyan will be having his medicals on Saturday before putting pen to paper on a log-term deal

Ghanaian teen sensation, Felix Afena-Gyan, has arrived in Cremona to finalize his move to Serie A newcomers US Cremonese.

The 19-year-old is joining Cromenese on a long-term deal worth around 10 million Euros plus add-ons.

In a photo posted on social media, the young forward is seen arriving in Cremona as he heads for his medical.

Felix Afena-Gyan, US Cremonese, AS Roma, Ghana
Felix Afena-Gyan has arrived in Cremonese to complete move from AS Roma. Credit: @julietbawuah @OfficialASRoma
Source: Twitter

Felix Afena-Gyan spent only a season at AS Roma following his breakthrough campaign in the 2021/22 season.

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He earned a new four-year deal in the summer transfer window, but chances for regular play time were limited for the Black Stars striker.

US Cremonese will provide the opportunity of regular football and the chance to make the Black Stars squad for the World Cup in Qatar.

Afena-Gyan scored two Serie A goals for AS Roma and was a member of the team that won the inaugural Europa Conference League title.

Jose Mourinho defends Afena-Gyan against 'scums' following Wijnaldum's injury

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Jose Mourinho has strongly reacted to widespread reports that Ghanaian forward Felix Afena-Gyan injured PSG loanee Georginio Wijnaldum.

The Dutchman has been ruled out for weeks after fracturing his tibia in training while preparing for the game against Cremonese.

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In post on Instagram, Mourinho rubbished reports that Afena-Gyan caused Wijnaldum's injury describing people behind those stories as scums.

Felix Afena-Gyan scores for Roma is pre-season win against Sunderland

AS Roma began their pre-season preparations for the forthcoming season on a winning note with a 2-0 victory over English lower-tier side Sunderland on Wednesday afternoon.

Second-half goals from Ghanaian teen sensation Felix Afena-Gyan and Nicolo Zaniolo were enough to hand Mourinho's charges a well-deserved win on their first outing on the preseason tour.

Mourinho's Giallorossi stepped out for the first time ahead of the new season when they engaged Sunderland, a former Premier League club, in a preseason friendly at the Estadio Municipal de Albufeira in Portugal.