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OFFICIAL: Turkish side MKE Ankaragücü complete loan deal for Ghana's Joseph Paintsil

Published on: 10 September 2020

Turkish side MKE Ankaragücü have completed the signing of talented Ghanaian midfielder Joseph Paintsil on a season long loan, the club has announced.

The 22-year-old has been shipped out on a loan expedition by Belgian giants KRC Genk.

The Ghanaian has been given another chance to revive following his struggles last season.

Turkish side MKE Ankaragücü have announced the capture of the former Ghana youth enforcer.

Paintsil was out of the plans of Genk manager Hannes Wolf for the 2020/2021 season paving way for him to demand a move so he can have more playing time.

Paintsil, who joined the Belgian side in a four million Euro deal, has not had the necessary playing time to impress.

The Ghanaian, who joined with huge promise, has struggled for regular playing time - leaving the decision to part ways with him.

Ankaragücü trainer Fuat Çapa had already been in contact with the Belgian club over season long loan move for the 22-year-old forward.

Paintsil joined Genk in July 2018 from Ghana side Tema Youth FC after a successful loan spell at Hungarian outfit Ferencvàrosi TC.

The Ghana U23 scored just once in the Belgian top-flight last season featuring in 18 games.

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