Italian Serie A side Genoa have officially announced the signing of Ghanaian striker Caleb Ekuban from Turkish Super Lig side Trabzonspor.
The former Leeds United man have been signed as Eldor Shomurodov’s replacement at the Marassi.
The Rossoblu have signed the 27-year-old from Trabzonspor for a reported €1.8m after selling Shomurodov to Roma this summer.
Ekuban has signed a deal until June 2024 with the Rossoblu and the former Leeds striker from Ghana returns to Italy, where he started his career with at Mantova.
“The medical visit has been completed, the contract signed, and the documents have been exchanged,” the club wrote in a statement. “Caleb Ekuban is now a new player of the Grifone.”
Ekuban moved to Chievo Youth in July 2010 and has played for Sudtirol, Lumezzane and Renate in Italy.
He never played for Chievo Verona in Serie A, but has bagged 29 goals in 103 games for Trabzonspor.
❤️💙 Caleb #Ekuban è Rossoblù.
— Genoa CFC (@GenoaCFC) August 7, 2021