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Official: Ayew departs West Ham

AyewWest Ham has officially confirmed that Andre Ayew has signed for Swansea City for an undisclosed fee thought to be £18m plus a further £2m of add-ons. The 28-year-old Ghana international spent 18 months in east London after joining from the Swans in August 2016 for around £21m including add-ons.

He notched 12 goals in 50 games in Claret and Blue, including a double in the dramatic 3-2 Carabao Cup victory at Tottenham Hotspur this season.

Ayew, who spent the 2015/16 season at Liberty Stadium prior to signing for the Hammers, will link up with his brother Jordan at the South Wales club. The club website says “Everyone at West Ham United wishes Andre a successful future with Swansea City.”

Ayew belongs the second player to leave West Ham in as many days after Sakho left for Rennes for a transfer fee of £3.7m plus £2.4m in add-ons.

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I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower 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 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

2 comments on “Official: Ayew departs West Ham

  1. Surely he would only be sold if somebody is nailed on to come in. We have been saying since the summer the squad is paper thin. There is still time to do it & now there is money too…..

  2. His strike rate in the PL with us is about the same as Hugill’s over three years in the Championship. Just thought I would point that out….

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