The 23-year-old was set to travel to Obuasi to agree to terms with Ashantigold to replace Shafiu Mumuni but a last-minute call from Maxwell Konadu seem to have changed the mind of the tiring forward.
The Kotoko head coach is believed to be a die-hard fan of the former Ebusua Dwarfs star after the two worked together at the Black Stars ”B” that won WAFU tournament in Senegal two years ago.
Kotoko believes Esso has what it takes to lead Kotoko in their guest to make a statement in next season’s CAF champions league competition
Having lost their talisman, Songne Yacouba, Esso is expected to be the poster-boy at the Kumasi-based club which will drive fans into the various stadia when Kotoko is playing.
Hearts announced on Friday that they’ve parted ways with five first-team players which included their number 10.