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Richmond Boakye-Yiadom set for Juventus medical

Ghana youngster Richmond Boakye-Yiadom will become the second Ghanaian player to sign for Juventus during this transfer market if he passes a medical on Wednesday.

The 18-year -old owned by Genoa will sign a four- year deal reported to be worth US$ 5m which is 50% of Boakye’s transfer rights.

Boakye Yiadom played for Serie B side Sassuolo on loan last season where he scored 12 goals in all competitions.

His Agent Oliver Arthur who is currently with Boakye Yiadom in Turin for the medial in an interview with JOY Sports noted that, the player wants to be a key player for Juventus.

“Boakye Yiadom is very happy, proud about this move and wants to break in to the first team”. He told JOY Sports: “They (Juventus) have agreed to send for pre-season. If he fails to make the grades for a place in the first team, there are other good options available for a loan spell.”

Boakye Yiadom will become the third Ghanaian player to join the Turin side after Ex Black stars captain Stephen Appiah and Kwadwo Asamoah.