Struggling Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko are planning a massive coup to bring Turkish coach Telat Uzum back to Kumasi, understands.

Uzum is believed to have been approached by some top officials of the club in the wake of their unflattering campaign on the domestic front, with a view of making a shock bid for his signature.

Current coach David Duncan is under mounting pressure after their latest 3-0 defeat at home to Berekum Chelsea which has sent tongues -wagging.

The former Hearts of Oak trainer is beginning to lose the plot in his debut season at the club with no end in sight for their struggles, which has prompted officials to hunt for an expatriate.

The 51-year-old, who holds a UEFA Pro licence certificate, has constantly been linked with the job despite being overlooked in the past.

Fresh reports are emerging on Wednesday that he could be considered for the job at the end of the current campaign if the club?s fortunes do not improve.

The German-based trainer has never hidden his desire to return to the club where he coached in the 2006-2007 season but left after just a season in charge of the Porcupine Warriors.

The former Karlsruher SC and Fenerbah?e midfielder identified and nurtured ex-Kotoko midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei who went on become one of their finest players in recent times


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