Derek Boateng and Saudi’s Al-Wahda Strike A Six Months Deal



By Patrick Akoto

Free agent Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng has ended his search for a new club after agreeing a six-month deal with Saudi side Al-Wahda Makkah, can exclusively reveal.

The 32-year-old is expected to travel to Saudi Arabia this week to complete the short-term deal with the ambitious gulf side, Ghana?s leading football website, can reveal.

Boateng has been without a club since leaving Spanish side Eibar and has been holidaying in London as he pressed for a new club.

Saudi side Al-Wahda have succeeded in luring the player with a mouth-watering offer as he enters the twilight of his career with Step by Step Management acting as intermediaries.

The club?s chairman Shiek Morsi Hisham Fouad is believed to be a long-time admirer of the intelligent midfielder and has pounced for his services after both parties reached an agreement.

Boateng is a journeyman having played for several clubs in England, Spain, Greece, Israel and Ukraine.

Al-Wahda recently signed a partnership agreement with Medeama and have signaled their intention of prizing Ghanaian players away with Black Stars enforcer Derek Boateng being the first of such moves.

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