Ghana's Best Footballer on the verge of Joining German Club TSG Hoffenheim

Ghana's Best Footballer on the verge of Joining German Club TSG Hoffenheim

  • Alexander Djiku has emerged as a subject of interest for German club TSG Hoffenheim in the summer transfer window
  • The Strasbourg defender's form last season has seen him attract interest from several clubs, including the Spanish duo Sevilla and Villarreal
  • Djiku, who helped Ghana qualify for the World Cup in Qatar, has been crowned Ghana's Player of the Year at the Ghana Football Awards

Ghana defender Alexander Djiku has reportedly reached a verbal agreement to join German Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim.

Following his impressive campaign in the French Ligue 1 with Strasbourg, the Bundesliga club are set to sign the Black Stars centre back.

According to Buli News, Strasbourg have accepted an offer from Hoffenheim for the 27-year-old central defender.

Alexander Djiku, Strasbourg, Hoffenheim
Djiku was in red-hot form for Strasbourg last season, playing 30 games and scoring one goal as they finished 6th on the log
Source: Twitter

Kader Mangane, Strasbourg sports coordinator, confirmed that his outfit have agreed a deal with Hoffenheim for the services for Alexander Djiku.

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"Hoffenheim have made a suitable offer," Mangane DNA.fr, quoted by Buli News.
"We were first in contact at the beginning of [last] week. The player went to visit the club's facilities on Saturday with his family."

How Djiku Fared Last Season

Alexander Djiku was in devastating form for Strasbourg last season, as they finished 6th on the Ligue 1 table.

His stunning bicycle kick against AS Monaco won Strasbourg's goal of the season award.

The France-born Ghanaian was pivotal as the Black Stars returned to the global stage after qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar.

Djiku was Ghana's brightest spot at a disastrous Africa Cup of Nations early this years and he was responsible for keeping the sharp attack of Nigeria quite in the World Cup play-offs.

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His outstanding performances for both club and country has seen him emerge on the radar of Spanish clubs Sevilla and Villareal.

Alexander Djiku Voted Player of the Year at the Ghana Football Awards

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that rock-solid Strasbourg defender Alexander Djiku has been crowned Ghana's Player of the Year at the Ghana Football Awards held in Accra on Saturday night.

The French-born Ghanaian beat off competition from Arsenal star Thomas Partey, newly-signed Charlton Athletic goalkeeper Jojo Wollacot, Southampton's Mohammed Salisu and Daniel Amartey of Leicester City.

In a video posted on social media, the 27-year-old expressed delight in winning the award, thanking his club and national team teammates.

Source: SportsBrief.com