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Tony Yeboah on missing out on Bayern move and his famed Liverpool aim


Former Leeds United forward Anthony Yeboah has picked his strike against Liverpool in 1995-96 as his finest target for the duration of his time in England.

The Ghanaian was the toast of enthusiasts at Elland Highway, a standing boosted by his knack for magnificent plans.

Two strikes, one against The Reds and a different from Wimbledon, stand out.

“Any time I am in England, I am requested about my objectives and I constantly decide on the aim against Liverpool since I am a Liverpool admirer so it was special to score in opposition to them,” Yeboah explained to GTV Sports Plus.

“And it was a extended time that Leeds had overwhelmed Liverpool.

“I achieved Ian Hurry, [John] Barnes, gamers I experienced favored from a distance and mentioned this 1 I have to present something.”

Yeboah joined Leeds from German side Eintracht Frankfurt in 1995, obtaining fallen out with coach Jupp Heynckes.

He experienced created his mark in the Bundesliga where he two times completed joint-leading scorer.

As predicted, all those achievements would not go unnoticed by even larger clubs. 

“Normally I ought to have absent to Bayern Munich but Frankfurt would not enable it due to the fact the fans would kill them so they claimed ‘no, we are not permitting you to go’ even though Bayern was 100 percent interested,” Yeboah unveiled.

“I didn’t know Leeds but when the offer you arrived I claimed why not?

“Then I experienced a dilemma with the mentor at Frankfurt so I determined I want to participate in football, I want my peace.”

Despite a slow start out at Leeds, Yeboah did nicely to uncover his feat as he would close a two-calendar year remain with 32 plans in 66 outings.

In his to start with comprehensive year, his objective versus Wimbledon was voted the ideal of the campaign, while in his second calendar year, he was voted the club’s Player of the Season.

“Initially the believe in from Leeds was not there so they loaned me for the to start with six months and had the alternative for a different two several years,” the 53-12 months-outdated-said.

“I was suit and it did not choose me also prolonged to change to English soccer.

“I required to retire soon after Leeds but a single coach from Germany convinced me out of it and then I went to Hamburg.

“I lasted 4 seasons at Hamburg then I moved to Qatar. That was the pension transfer. That league is very little so we just went there and completed our profession.”


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