Gyan wants to bounce back at Kayserispor after disappointing first season

The Ghana striker is looking forward to a better term in the Turkish league after an underwhelming stint last campaign

Kayserispor ace Asamoah Gyan is looking to turn a corner this season after a frustrating time last term. 

The Ghana captain failed to make a mark on the Anatolian Star in his first campaign with the club due to fitness issues which forced him out of as many games. 

He made just 12 appearances, involving three starts and one goal, in the Turkish Super Lig.

“This season will be one of the important seasons [in my career],” Gyan said, as reported by Footballmadeinghana

“I didn’t have a good season last term, so it is important for me to be ready for this coming season.

“I have to be physically ready and all.

“This will be an important season.”

Gyan joined Kayserispor on a two-year year deal last year. 

His limited game time for the club has resulted in a pay cut, said by club sporting director Erol Bedir to be between 50-60 per cent.

The 32-year-old's injury setbacks have greatly affected his career over the past few years.

He made 15 topflight outings for United Arab Emirates side Al Ahli Dubai in 2016-17 before making the switch to Turkey.

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While at Chinese outfit Shanghai SIPG, the former Sunderland forward made 10 league appearances each in 2016 and 2015.

Before moving to England in 2010, he played for Rennes in France, Italian clubs Udinese and Modena as well as local outfit Liberty Professionals.