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The Aduana Stars forward shares his thoughts on how the former Sunderland man can succeed in the GPL
Ghana striker Yahaya Mohammed believes his international colleague Asamoah Gyan must change his way of succeeding in the Ghana Premier League (GPL).
Seventeen years after leaving the Liberty Professionals for Italian Serie A Udinese, the forward has returned to his homeland by putting pen to paper on a one-year deal with Legon Cities.
He returned to his new club as a substitute in the 70th minute in a 0-0 draw with Medeama last week.
“His style of play may change because he comes from a different place,” said Yaya. Current radio.
“If Asamoah Gyan wants to succeed in the local league now, he should rise to the level of those he is playing with.
“You can’t take anything from Gyan. You have respect but you have to let your teammates respect you more.
“If training starts at 15:00, he has to be there at 2:20 or 14:30 to serve as an example to his teammates. Whatever happens, the coach can’t talk to Gyan before the youngsters.
“So you don’t pressure the coach to do it, so that the respect remains. If it drops to their level, some players will like it, but others will not.
“You can’t be liked by everyone, but you have to set a good example to be liked by everyone.
“You must teach the young people in the field and lead by example. Gyan also has to be patient because a lot can go right or wrong from the players to the fans. “
Since leaving Ghana for the last time in 2003, Gyan’s career has also taken him to the French Stade Rennais, the English Sunderland, the Al Ain and Al Ahli Dubai clubs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Shanghai SIPG in China. , Kayserispor in Turkey and the Indian Super League. NorthEast United.
Internationally, the 35-year-old has participated in three World Cup tournaments, six African Cup of Nations competitions and the Olympic Games, ranking as the all-time top scorer for West Africans (51 goals) and the player with the most international appearances (106 games).
He is also Africa’s top scorer at the World Cup (six goals) and Ghana’s second all-time top scorer at Afcon (eight goals).
The ‘Baby Jet’, as he is nicknamed, is ranked among the richest footballers in Ghana.