French-born Ghanaian striker Grejohn Kyei has opened up on his surprised move to French Ligue 2 side RC Lens.
The 23-year old attacker joined Lens on loan in the Summer transfer in a shocking move after guiding Reims to secure promotion to the French elite division with the match winner in their final second-tier league game.
Despite instrumental in David Guion team, he decided to move on loan and has disclosed what actually informed his decision to accept the loan offer two months ago.
“Here in Lens, the fans are always behind us. The atmosphere is exceptional, I often compare it to an English stage. We feel the same warmth, the same fever,”Kyei told LFHF.
“This is also what pushes the players to give the maximum, it is also for that reason that I wanted to come to Lens. This extraordinary audience pushes you to excel at every meeting. ”
Though Kyei has represented France at the U-21 level, he’s still eligible to play for Ghana.
He has so far made three appearances for Lens this campaign with one goal to his credit.