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, GHANAsoccernet.com 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, GHANAsoccernet.com 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.