Shanghai - Asamoah Gyan has penned a two-year deal with
Shanghai SIPG and is set to be unveiled by the Chinese Super League side early
next week, the Ghana skipper said on Friday.
The 29-year-old striker confirmed on his official website
that he had signed a contract, which has an option for a renewal, after
completing a routine medical.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed but local media have
reported he would be earning in excess of the $250,000 per week he was
receiving at UAE champions Al Ain.
Also read: Gyan lands in China to seal Shanghai deal
A report on Gyan's website said the club would hold an
official unveiling when Shanghai return from Sunday's league match at Guangzhou
Gyan was immensely popular during his four-year stint at Al
Ain, where he scored 95 goals in 83 matches, but the Emirati team said the
offer from the title-chasing Chinese side was too good to refuse.
Gyan's arrival marks the latest big-money signing in China,
where the top clubs have splashed out millions of dollars on high-profile
players such as Demba Ba and Paulinho, with Brazilian forward Robinho also
expected to join their ranks.For
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