Kumasi Asante Kotoko have set sights on former Hearts of Oak striker Joseph Esso as they seek to boost their squad for the season. The Reds are eager to bring the forward, to the club according to widespread reports. Esso was released by Accra Hearts of Oak after a failed contract negotiations between him and the club. According to Fox 97.9 FM the former Hearts of Oak player Joseph Esso has agreed in principle to play for Kumasi Asante Kotoko. The report indicated that the player had a meeting with the board of Asante Kotoko on Thursday in Accra to discuss his personal terms with the club. Joseph made 14 appearances and scored 3 goals for the Phobians in the 19/20 Ghana Premier League which was canceled due to the COVID-19.