Black Stars player Joseph Paintsil joins LA Galaxy

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Ghanaian winger Joseph Paintsil is keen on making a significant contribution to the success of his new team, LA Galaxy.

The 26-year-old recently sealed a move to LA Galaxy from KRC Genk, securing a four-year deal. With an impressive track record in Europe, Paintsil boasts 61 goals and 35 assists from 228 matches with K.R.C. Genk, MKE Ankaragücü, and Ferencvárosi TC. His performances have not gone unnoticed, attracting interest from clubs like Burnley, Southampton, and Leeds.

Expressing his excitement about the transfer, the former Tema Youth winger stated, 'A new adventure begins' on X.

Despite previous transfer attempts to England falling through, the 26-year-old forward is now set to embark on a new journey in the United States.

Notably, Paintsil had a prolific 2022/23 season, contributing to 32 goals (18 goals, 14 assists) in 39 matches for Genk. This impressive form underscores his potential as a valuable asset for LA Galaxy in the MLS.

Following his participation in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with Ghana in Ivory Coast, Paintsil is anticipated to bolster LA Galaxy's attack as they aim to make an impact in the upcoming season.

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