Everton tracking Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom

Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom has emerged as a surprise target for Everton ahead of winter transfer window.

Everton are tracking Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, according to the football transfer rumours in African Media (Gana Soccer Net).

The Ghana international has joined Red Star Belgrade from Latina on a free transfer in July 2017. The 24-year-old has a valid contract with Red Star Belgrade until June 2020. In January 2017, Richmond Boakye-Yiadom was sent from Latina to Red Star Belgrade on a loan until the end of the last season.

Richmond Boakye-Yiadom has played 30 times for Red Star Belgrade since signing from Latina, scoring 24 goals and creating 4 assists in that time.

The 24-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in Ghana.

 

Richmond Boakye-Yiadom
Richmond Boakye-Yiadom

 

The Ghana international has been in impressive form for Red Star Belgrade last season.

Richmond Boakye-Yiadom has represented Ghana at Under-20 level, winning 6 caps and scoring 2 goals, before making his senior international debut in August 2012. As a member of Ghana national football team, Richmond Boakye-Yiadom has won 10 caps and has scored 4 goals.

Adding a striker remains Everton’s top priority in the winter and Ronald Koeman will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming months.

The report claims that Everton manager has extensively scouted Richmond Boakye-Yiadom and is considering a move for the striker.

The Ghana international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of attacking player Ronald Koeman wants to target in the winter transfer window.

Everton are desperate to make an impact in the winter transfer window.

 

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The Ghana international will definitely be a good addition to the Everton side.

According to the report in African Media, English Premier League side Everton have expressed interest in Ghana striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom and winter move could be on the cards.

How strong that interest is and whether Everton will make a winter move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

 

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