Ghanaian midfielder Alfred Duncan has joined Fiorentina from Sassoulo. Fiorentina confirmed the midfielder has joined on loan until the end of the season with an obligation to buy. The club wrote on it website:
“ACF Fiorentina announces that it has acquired, on a temporary basis with a redemption obligation, from the U.S. Sassuolo Calcio, the rights to the sports performances of the footballer Joseph Alfred Duncan.
Duncan, born in Accra (Ghana) on 10 March 1993, grew up in the youth sector of Inter and subsequently wore the shirts of Livorno, Sampdoria and Sassuolo, a club with which he has collected 130 appearances between Serie A, Coppa Italy and Europa League. The new Fiorentina footballer also wore the Ghana national team jersey on eight occasions.”
According to Italian media reports, the deal could cost around €15m.
Alfred Duncan has this season featured in 13 Seria A games for Sassoulo, he has started 10 games and came from the bench on 3 occasions. He has in the process scored a goal and provided 5 assists. The rugged midfielder will join country mate Kevin Prince Boateng at Fiorentina.