Asamoah Gyan: Reading set to sign Ghana captain on loan deal

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is set to join Reading on a season loan from Chinese side Shanghai SIPG.

The 30-year-old former Sunderland striker is having a medical with the Championship side.

Gyan scored 10 Premier League goals for the Black Cats during a two-year spell from 2010, before moving to Al-Ain in the United Arab Emirates.

He joined Shanghai in 2015 and – at the time – became one of the highest-paid footballers in the world.