Ghana forward Richmond Boakye Yiadom has signed a one-year deal with Israeli club, Beitar Jerusalem.
This follows his exit from Polish side Gornik Zabrze in the summer transfer window. Prior to this however, he was with Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade where he left on 22 December 2020.
He moves on a free transfer that guarantees a huge salary. The Ghanaian international has the option of a another year after agreeing to join the club.
After signing the former Juventus striker, Beitar Jerusalem issued a statement to confirm the signing.
"Beitar Jerusalem is pleased to announce the signing of the offensive striker Richmond Boakye who signed with the team for one season with an option of another season. The striker, who has made 14 appearances for the senior team, holds an impressive resume, and has gone through very significant nodes during his career.
He has previously played in Italy (bought by Juventus, played in Sesotho, Genoa, Latina and Atlanta) Spain (Elche), the Netherlands (Roda), Serbia (Red Star Belgrade) China (Soning) and Poland (Gornik Zabrze), with a total transfer fee Crossing the 16 million euro mark.
The player, who is currently in Ghana, is expected to join the club in Israel and will be part of our yellow and black army, which will begin its journey as early as next Saturday in the Toto Cup game against Hapoel Jerusalem at Teddy Stadium", the statement from the club read.
The move to Beitar Jerusalem makes Richmond the second Ghanaian to join the club this summer after Ghanaian player Edwin-Gyasi joined the club two weeks ago.