Ghana striker Caleb Ekuban is expected sign a three-year contract with Italian side Genoa according to

This follows weeks of speculations over the player’s desire to leave Turkish outfit Trabzonspor this summer. It is understood Ekuban handed in a transfer request over the weekend to the Turkish Super Lig club.

Sources say the Italian club has reached an agreement with Trabzonspor for the transfer of the player for a fee believed to be in the region of 2.2 million euros.

The 27-year-old is expected to travel to Italy to undergo a medical ahead of the signing of the deal.

Ekuban has previously played for Chievo Verona as well as Leeds United.