The former captain for the Blackstars Asamoah Gyan has signed a 4-year long term deal with Ghanaian premier league club Legon Cities
Per what thedistin.com gathered, the contract is worth $250,000 a year, which is equivalent to over 1.4m Ghana Cedis a year making him the highest-paid footballer in the local premier league.
Gyan has been without a club since January 2020 and would be returning to the premier league after 17 years since leaving Liberty Professionals.
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Background on Legon Cities
Legon Cities FC (formerly known as Wa All Stars FC) is a football club from Ghana currently based in Accra, Greater Accra. The club won the 2016 Ghanaian Premier League
The club was founded in January 2006 through investments by Kwesi Nyantakyi in Wa, Ghana. There had been a number of First Division Clubs in the region notably Freedom Stars, Veterans and Wa United. They are a member of the Ghana Premier League. The club used to played their home games at Wa Sports Stadium formerly played in the Golden City Park in Berekum but now plays their home games at the Accra Sports Stadium.
In December 2019, the club was sold and renamed to Legon Cities F.C