Swansea have formally introduced the membership report signing of West Ham striker Andre Ayew for a charge believed to be round £18m. The Swans have been locked in talks with the Hammers relating to the switch over the previous few days, and the deal has lastly gone by way of… with solely two hours of switch goodness left in January.
Having been linked with Ayew since mid-Autumn, an settlement lastly received thrashed out between the 2 sides on Wednesday night – with private phrases and medical being accomplished because the night time progressed.
Ayew has now signed for the Swans for the second time in his profession, having made the transfer to the Hammers in the summertime of 2016 for round £20m, the ever economical Huw Jenkins incomes that £2m revenue for the small worth of two years of successive relegation battles.
The attacker has signed a three-and-a-half yr deal, and can put on the quantity 19 shirt.
Andre joins his brother Jordan (who has lately turn into an enormous hit on the Liberty Stadium) in South Wales; and the concept of Ayew and Ayew enjoying collectively excites commentators – who now have one much less identify to study forward of protecting Swansea matches.
Till beating Arsenal in a dramatic Three-1 victory on Tuesday night time, the Swans had been all-time low of the Premier League – and in determined want of reinforcements; which till now, hadn’t arrived.
After a formidable first season in Swansea, whereby the 28-year-old scored 12 targets, the Ghanaian has gone on to handle 50 matches for West Ham, however solely managing to equal his objective haul from the lone time period in SA1.
Andre will now be accessible for Swansea’s subsequent Premier League match, the place they face Leicester on the King Energy Stadium.