Ghanaian forward Grejohn Kyei,vying with Paris Saint-Germain's defender Marquinhos, is set to make injury return

Ghanaian forward Grejohn Kyei,vying with Paris Saint-Germain?s defender Marquinhos, is set to make injury return

By El Akyereko Frimpong

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Ghanaian youth forward Grejohn Kyei is set to return to training for French Ligue 1 side Stade Reims after recovering from calf injury, can confirm. 

The 20-year-old Gonesse-born suffered a muscle tear in the back of his lower left leg while in action for Reims against Ligue 1 title-holders Paris Saint-Germain last weekend.

However sources close to Reims have confirmed the prodigious forward will return to training on Monday after making steady progress with his recovery.

Reims manager Olivier Gu?gan will assess the match fitness and physical readiness of the gifted forward before including him in his squad for their next league game against giants Olympique Lyon at the Stade Municipal de Gerland.

Kyei, born to Ghanaian parents in France, was promoted to the Stade Reims first team squad last season after excelling with the junior ranks and signing a professional contract.

He scored his first professional goal in the Ligue 1 last season in Reims?s 3-2 loss against Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes.

He has a goal to his name this season after scoring against Lorient in late August in Reims?s 4-1 triumph at the Stade Auguste-Delaune and has featured in 6 out of Reims?s 8 Ligue 1 games of the season.

Kyei has publicly spoken of his interest to represent France instead of the country of his parents ? Ghana and scored for the European giants U21 side on September 5 in a 3-2 loss against Iceland.

He one of the numerous European footballers with Ghanaian heritage yet to be contacted by the Ghana FA for a nationality switch.


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