Photos: Afriyie Acquah joins Empoli on loan

By Mutala Yakubu
Afriyie Acquah
Afriyie Acquah

Ghanaian midfielder Afriyie Acquah has joined Serie A side Empoli on a season-long loan from Torino.

The loan deal was announced by the player's management company ArthurLegacy.

A tweet on Friday morning read: ''It's official: We're happy to announce that @AcquahAfriyie20 has signed a season-long loan deal at @EmpoliCalcio subject to medicals later today. #TransferNews #Acquah #Torino #SerieA.''

This move comes as a surprise to many as he has joined Empoli who only qualified to the Serie A this season.

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The loan deal gives Torino a fee of €1,000,000 according to reports.

Afriyie Acquah is a full Ghana International and has played 29 times for the Black Stars.

The former Bechem United midfielder was part of the Black Stars squad for the 2014 World Cup.
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