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Hammers want Ayew to miss US trip

andre-ayew-west-ham_3766957West Ham have asked the Ghana FA not to include Andre Ayew in the squad for the upcoming friendlies against Mexico and USA scheduled for June 28 and July 1.

With the two friendly matches taking players outside the FIFA dates for international matches, West Ham want their player to rest ahead of pre-season training.

“We have received letters from the clubs of Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew and Daniel Amartey asking us to exclude them for the friendlies against Mexico and USA,” Ghana FA spokesman, Ibrahim Sannie, said when asked about reports that the players opted out of the two matches.

The Black Stars will face Mexico at the Houston Dynamo Stadium before locking horns with USA three days later at the Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Connecticut.

About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in Block 113 row 19 at the London Stadium and before that I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a former member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter