Livorno to sign Moroccan midfielder Kharja as replacement for Ghana youth midfielder Alfred Duncan

Livorno are planning to replace Ghana youth midfielder Alfred Duncan

Livorno are planning to replace Ghana youth midfielder Alfred Duncan

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

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Italian Serie A side Livorno have already started making preparations for the end of season departure of Ghanaian youth midfielder Alfred Duncan as they have targeted signing experienced Moroccan midfielder Houssine Kharja.

Inter Milan have hinted they would recall the 21-year-old powerful midfielder at the end of the season and Livorno are making to sign the experienced 31-year-old Moroccan midfielder to replace him.

Kharja, who has had spells at Inter Milan and Fiorentina is deemed as right replacement for Duncan and Livorno have already entered into contractual talks with him.

Inter insider Benito Carbone revealed last week the Nerazzurris are planning to build their team around a crop of youngsters including the 2013 FIFA U20 World Cup midfielder who won bronze with Ghana.

Duncan has started 12 Serie A games this season for Livorno while he has come off the bench 10 times to complete 22 league appearances for the season.

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