SEE DETAILS: Asamoah Gyan to sign a new contract with top club

scorer in the history of the World Cup, has returned to his homeland in a surprise move to sign for local side Legon Cities.

His return was confirmed by the Ghana Premier League on Saturday, local transfer deadline day, with the 34-year-old putting pen to paper on a one-year deal. 

The signing marks Gyan’s return to domestic football for the first time since 2003 when he left Liberty Professionals for Italian side Udinese, embarking on a career that would include stints in England, France and China among others.

He last featured for Indian Super League outfit NorthEast United with whom he parted ways in January after a brief spell, and signs for Legon Cities despite recently announcing an interest to play for domestic giants Asante Kotoko before calling time on his professional career

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