Liberty Professionals forward Latif Blessing is set for a move to MLS side Sporting Kansas City after agreeing a 3-year contract with the club, Footy-Ghana.com can exclusively reveal.
The deal for the 19-year-old has an option for a 4th year and is subject to medical.
Blessing is expected to fly out to the United States in the next few days for the medical after which a contract will be signed.
The Ghana international, who had been on the radar of South African side Ajax Cape Town, emerged top scorer of the Ghana Premier League in the 2015/2016 season with 17 goals. He was also voted best player of that season and is rumoured to be named in the Black Stars’ provisional roster for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.
The deal is handled by Italian agent Simone Girlanda who works with David Lippi, son of former Italy coach Marcello Lippi and agent of Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini.