Sports News of Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Deportivo Alaves midfielder Mubarak Wakaso will join Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning for $3 million after undergoing a successful medical, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.
Wakaso edges closer to a move to the Nanjing Olympic Stadium outfit after completing his mandatory medical test at Milan on Monday.
The combative midfielder arrived in Italy ahead of proposed move to the Blue and White side after fruitful negotiations.
Reports gathered by GHANAsoccernet.com indicate that the 29-year-old will join Jiangsu Suning on a three-year deal after agreeing a $3 million deal with parent club Deportivo Alaves.
He is expected to put pen to paper on Tuesday before being unveiled at their iconic stadium on Wednesday.
Wakaso has been one of Alaves’ best players since joining them two seasons ago from Greek side Panathinaikos in 2017.
He played 26 times for the club in the Spanish LaLiga.
Wakaso has previously played for Panathinaikos, Elche, Villarreal, Espanyol, Celtic, Las Palmas and Granada.
The tough tackling midfielder has represented Ghana at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, as well as four Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.
In total, he has made 58 appearances for the Black Stars since making his full international debut in 2012 against Malawi in a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.