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Transfer Tavern: Hearts of Oak closing in on Liberty Professionals defender Alfred Nelson

Published on: 06 August 2014
Hearts of Oak are close to signing Liberty Professionals defender Nelson

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

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Ghanaian giants Accra Hearts of Oak are inching closer to securing defender Alfred Nelson from city-rivals Liberty Professionals, has learnt. 

The Phobians have reached advanced stages of their negotiations with the Dansoman-based side and are likely to wrap up the deal before the end of the week. disclosed Hearts' intentions to sign the Liberty captain a fortnight ago and the Phobians are close to making the deal materialise.

The defender 184 cm defender has consented to the move and will earn around $15,000 if Hearts and Liberty reach an agreement.

Hearts new head coach Herbert Addo has been tasked to build a strong squad for domestic and continental competition and he believes the 21-year-old who played for Swiss second-tier side Stade Nyonnais two seasons ago can form an integral part of his plans in the coming season.