The former Juventus man has long spoken of a desire to grace the Premier League before calling time on his playing career.
“I had the opportunity to go to England but a deal didn’t go through," Boakye said in a TV3 Live Chat on Twitter.
"I am training hard to get to England because it's one of my dreams. I want to play in England before I retire.
“It doesn’t matter the club I will play [for] but any of the Premier League clubs will do.
"Some time back, there was some interest from clubs like West Bromwich Albion, Chelsea, Newcastle United and a couple of others but the move couldn’t happen, so I had to move to China.”
In an injury-plagued 2019-20 season, the 27-year-old has made nine league appearances for Red Star in the Serbian top-flight, scoring once.