Felix Afena-Gyan: Mourinho includes Ghanaian youngster in AS Roma squad to face Cagliari

AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho has included highly-rated Ghanaian youngster Felix Afena-Gyan in the squad to face Cagliari.

Felix Afena-Gyan: Mourinho includes Ghanaian youngster in AS Roma squad to face Cagliari

Roma will travel to Cagliari on Wednesday evening as they aim to record their first win in four matches.

Afena-Gyan has been one of the best performers in Italy’s Primavera 1 since joining AS Roma in January 2021.

The teenager has been in impressive form for AS Roma’s U19 team, having scored four goals this season.

The young centre-forward earned his first call-up to the senior team in September and was again invited to train with them during the October international break.

Mourinho seems to be a huge fan of Afena-Gyan, with the striker demonstrating his quality and consistency in the youth team.

Some weeks ago, the Ghanaian spoke highly of the Portuguese manager and said he has a great relationship with him.

"He [Mourinho] came to me and asked who was the best player in Ghana,” the 18-year-old said of his encounter with Mourinho.

“And when I answered him, he later mentioned Michael Essien and Sulley Muntari. He tapped my shoulder and told me to work hard."

Afena-Gyan is a player signed on to Ghanaian super-agent Oliver Arthur’s Arthurlegacy Sports Management Limited.

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