Official: Afriyie Acquah joins Empoli on a season-long loan

Published on: 17 August 2018

Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah has joined Empoli from Torino on a season-long loan.

The deal has been 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.''

Acquah has been playing with Torino since 2015 and his contract was due to expire next summer.

The hardworking midfielder will be player for his fourth Serie A club after representing Palermo, Sampdoria and Parma.

Torino are reported to have pocketed a loan fee as compensation believed to be in excess of €1,000,000.

Acquah was willing to extend his beyond summer 2019 but ,Torino offered what the player believed was a no improved contract to keep him at the Stadio Olimpico Grande.