Swansea City have confirmed their first deal of the season as they have signed Andre Ayew from Merseille for a free Transfer. The English club have revealed this great done deal news for their fan on the official website on Wednesday.
The winger was looking for a new club after the expiration his contract with the Ligue 1 side. West Ham wanted to secure the service of this 25-year-old before Swansea. But Garry Monk has become victorious in signing this talented Ghanaian. Andre Ayew has penned a four year deal with Swansea City.
Swasea City FC on June 10 on their official website announced in a statement that, Ayew will wear the nuber 10 and he will add more fire power in Garry Monk’s front line as he is capable of playing in any position behind the main striker. Ayew also went under a successful medical in the afternoon on the same date.
The Swans TV took Ayew’s first interview after he officially becomes a Swansea player.
Bafetimbi Gomis has played a vital role in convincing this player to play for the Premier League side.
He told to Swans TV, “I spoke to Bafetimbi Gomis, who really wanted me to come here. He told me about the club’s record season and also about the team spirit, manager, training, the players and how everyone is united.
“Those are great things for me to hear. I know the squad will help me settle in and we will help each other to make Swansea a better team that’s what important.
“The project that the club has for the future is very exciting, and when I spoke to the chairman and manager I felt this was the right place for me.
“I felt that my desire to play in the Premier League and wanting to grow as a player meant that Swansea was the best solution for me in every way.
“Seeing the honesty and desire of the club made me feel that they really wanted me to come. They have proved that in all ways.”
He also told about his respect and love for his previous club. He rose through the youth project of Marseille. He played 181 matches and scored 52 times in the way of winning two French League Cups.
“It was a very difficult decision to leave Marseille. I spent so many years there – I was in the youth team before breaking into the first team and stayed all of my life in Marseille,” he said.
“It’s true that I had a lot of offers, so I needed to take my time to make the right decision for my future. I didn’t want to rush but I feel I have made the right decision.
“Football is all about growing up and becoming a better player and a better person.
“This is the next chapter. I’ve played in the Champions League etcetera, but now I want to make it in the Premier League.
“I am very happy to have signed for Swansea, which is a very good club in the Premier League.
“I can’t wait to get the season started. It’s been my dream to play in the Premier League with a good club.
“Now it’s up to me to do my job, bring what I have to bring to the club because I know they will want a lot from me and expectations will be high. I will work hard and hopefully I can help the squad.
“But I’m ready to do the job and I hope to make every Swansea supporter happy.”