Newcastle United join race to sign Andre Ayew

By Mutala Yakubu
Newcastle United join race to sign Andre Ayew
Newcastle United join race to sign Andre Ayew

English Premier League side Newcastle United have emerged as the favourites to sign Ghana and Swansea City forward Andre Ayew.

Andre Ayew is keen on leaving Swansea City after the club were relegated to the English Championship.

According to a report by English tabloid Chronicle Live, Newcastle are leading the race to sign Andre Ayew though they face stiff opposition from Turkish trio of Besiktas, Fenerbahce and Galatasaray.

New Swansea coach Graham Potter earlier said Andre Ayew was not for sale but the Ghanaian could leave the Liberty Stadium for a fee of £18m.

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Ayew returned to Swansea after a torrid outing with West Ham United and only made twelve top-flight appearances.

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