Video: Gyan joins Sunderland in record-smashing deal

Published on: 31 August 2010

Sunderland have completed the signing of Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan in timeto beat the transfer deadline.

The 24-year-old underwent a medical on Tuesday morning before penning a four-year contract with the Black Cats.

See video of Gyan arrival at Sunderland and Bruce's thoughts below

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Talks were stretched between Renne and Sunderland before finally a deal worth in excess of £13m was reached - smashing Sunderland's transfer record.

Gyan shone for the Black Stars during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa scoring three goals that propelled Ghana to a quarter final finish.

Source: Afrikansoccer.com

Comments

  • bobby
    says: 9 years ago
    this is goodnews
  • paa
    says: 9 years ago
    that is good news Gyan is time you show what you got good luck
  • Kenneth County
    says: 9 years ago
    Yes good news indeed Bobby. And he is lucky he is got Steve Bruce who is one of the honest and very objective managers in the EPL. I believe Gyan can do better under him just as Darren Bent has since his move from White Hart Lane. Wish him and the rock the best of luck and good healt.
  • eli
    says: 9 years ago
    am happy now soccer net i now belived u now hahaha
  • emma
    says: 9 years ago
    this is the reward of being humble...Gyan go high....
  • chicago boy
    says: 9 years ago
    baby jet make mother ghana proud, we love u
  • wasik
    says: 9 years ago
    good luck to you brother and may you keep on making ghana proud.
  • sabacious
    says: 9 years ago
    THIS IS THE REWARD OF SERVING OUR COUNTRY AND BEEN DISCIPLINE.HOPE HE MAKE IT BIG AT SUNDERLAND AND INFLUENCE DANNY WELBECK TO PLAY FOR GHANA.CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THE PAIRING OF HIM AND DARREN BENT.I FEEL SORRY FOR SULLEY,NOW HE'S PAYING FOR HIS IGNORANCE.AFTER WATCHING AVERAGE MCDONALD MARIGA PLAYING 90MINS FOR INTER LASTNITE,I CAME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT,SULLEY IS NOW SURPLUS IN THE PLANS OF RAFEAL BENITEZ.I HOPE OTHER PLAYERS WILL NOW LEARN THAT,THEY NEED THE BLACK STARS MORE THAN THE STARS NEED THEM.KPB,DEDE AYEW AND GYAN ARE NOW ENJOYING THEIR GOOD SERVICE TO THE STARS WHILST SULLEY IS PAYING THE PRICE FOR HIS INDISCIPLINE AFTER ENJOYING THE BENEFIT FOR PLAYING FOR THE STARS 2006 WHEN POMPEY SIGNED HIM.
  • Kenneth County
    says: 9 years ago
    Sabacious, I have been thinking the same: WHITHER SULLEY MUNTARI? It looks like he has been left in the cold. We heard he was talking to Spurs. But I understand Spurs are instead going for the Dutch forward, Rafael Van Der Vaart. Now the deadline is over and it appears he is going to stay in Italy at least until the New Year. I hope he impresses Benitez to get his way back into the Inter team. His last bet to prove himself would have been with the Black Stars but I am not sure if the door will be open to him again. I hope I am wrong. Either way I wish him he best.
  • k appiah
    says: 9 years ago
    very nice move for baby jet,good lord will be with you.
  • Chrish
    says: 9 years ago
    Gyan has to learn quickly how to pair of Darren. Is not a matter of selfishness but he should really create personal relationship with him and have good talks together. I love Drober's attitude so much. If he doesnt score, he also provides for others and he is getting the rewards. Bless you Gyan
  • paul
    says: 9 years ago
    Welcome to Sunderland,Play with a 100% and we will give you the love of great club,6 times english champions,HAWAY THE LADS,HAWAY GYAN
  • abuani ..accra/ghana
    says: 9 years ago
    am very happy for you to be in the english premier league because it's one of the best leagues in the world...but gyan this is the time for you to keep your head down and stand on your toes because you have breaking a whole elgish sriker darren Bent's recod signing and you should no some of the fans won't be happy and the media will also criticise you when you go werong on the pitch...put that behind you and put the ball at the back of the net and you are free...i no you and i no what you can do i trust you man...go for glory...am hopping many ghanaian players will join the league because it's one of the best.......GOOD LUCK
  • jake
    says: 9 years ago
    Great to see our own baby jet in the EPL. All the best Gyan!
  • Marc
    says: 9 years ago
    Gyan, I am really happy today. very good move, at the end of the season, i see u even needed by stronger in the EPL.
  • keith from germany
    says: 9 years ago
    GREAT MOVE.NANA ASAMOAH GO THERE N SHOW THEM WAT U ARE MADE OF.
  • siddik
    says: 9 years ago
    good news for gyan. i can finally watch your games as a sunderland player. good luck to you and your team. hope you can improve your playing time and probably lead the epl in goals scored. i know panstil and essien will be happy to see you.
  • derek caesar
    says: 9 years ago
    wow this one has made my day. I was very worried, but at long last, the wait was good because he has smashed the record fee of Darren Bent after all.. God bless Ghana.
  • Boboo
    says: 9 years ago
    Go go high Gyan we still behind you and keeping your foot direct to the net always,God be with you and give you a strong muscle for playing
  • JAH PROPHET
    says: 9 years ago
    I'M GLAD FOR ASAMOAH GYAN BUT I'M ALSO SCARED FOR HIS SURVIVAL IN EPL. THIS GUY IS NEITHER EFFICIENT DRIBBLER NOR PERFECT SHOOTER. HE MUST LEARN TO WITHSTAND HECKLING INSTEAD OF FALLING DOWN WHEN PUSHED LITTLE BIT. I LIKE HIS ENERGY AND SPEED BUT HE NEEDS TO EXTRA WORK ON HIS OWN. BECKHAM DID EXTRA WORK TO BECOME FREE-KICK EXPERT. I WILL ALWAYS PRAY FOR HIM TO SUCCEED.
  • logaa
    says: 9 years ago
    It will be a faux pas if gyan is not named Africa's best this year. Go Gyan Go Ghana!!!
  • logaa
    says: 9 years ago
    Hajia Kande's "No Sulley no Black Stars" still rings in ma ears. Any way i pray he comes from this trying moment. But this should be a lesson to us all. At a point Sulley felt he was the all in all. Let the thruth be told Ghana like Brazil will never get short of talents and so those who are previleged to be playing for the Stars should see it as a honour but not a favour to Ghana. John Paintsil we all agree is not the most skilfull player but his commitment has seen him through to date.
  • d-rock
    says: 9 years ago
    GOOD LUCK MAN
  • LITTLE ZET
    says: 9 years ago
    this time gyan shuld tribute the hwo hails him as bad boy.may god let score more goals 4dem and ghana>>>>>>>>>>
  • LITTLE ZET
    says: 9 years ago
    >>>>>>>>>>GUD LUCK GHANIAN BLOOD<<<<<<<<<
  • EUGENE-TF
    says: 9 years ago
    i love the fact that baby jet is moving to the top...man woy3 obooo!!
  • Eric Opoku(petit)
    says: 9 years ago
    The good lord will see you through in anything you aim at b'cos of your commitment level when playing for Ghana Black Stars. GOD BLESS YOU ASAMOAH.