Andre Ayew smashes West Ham transfer record

Andre Ayew smashes West Ham transfer record
Andre Ayew - Welcome to West Ham

by Staff Reporter

Monday Aug 08, 2016. 23:04

West Ham have announced the transfer of Ghana international star Andre Ayew for a club record fee of 20.5 million pounds.

The 26-year-old forward, who is the son of the legendary Abedi Pele Ayew, has signed a three-year deal with an option for an additional two years.

He told the West ham official website: “I am very proud and happy to be at this magnificent Club. I am happy to be playing for these fans and I hope to make the people very happy here.

“The club have a lot of ambition and have a great manager. They want to become a bigger Club every year and with the new stadium and a new training ground, you can feel they are moving onto another level and I want to be part of this project.

“I want to train hard, do my job and show that I deserve to play for West Ham United. I want to give back to the manager and the fans the confidence they are showing me.”

Last season, the former Olympique Marseille ace shone on his Premier League debut with Swansea City.

A winger, forward or midfielder, 'Dede' has scored 11 goals in 67 appearances for Ghana.

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