Ghana captain Andre Ayew to work under Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez at Al Sadd


Black Stars captain Andre Ayew is set to join Qatari side Al Sadd, the club disclosed this in a statement on Twitter.

The midfielder who left Swansea this summer is expected to complete his move after a medical on Thursday, July 22.

“#AlSadd have reached an agreement to sign Ghanaian star Andre Ayew. The player will arrive in Doha in the morning to complete the routine procedures, followed by the signing of the contract and the official announcement.”

Ayew helped Swansea City to the Championship promotion play-off final but eventually left after they failed to go past Brentford. The 31-year old was the highest scorer for The Swans after scoring 17 goals in 46 appearances for the Swans.

According to media reports, the attacker will be paid around $220,000 [€186,514.39] a month by the Asian club, who are coached by Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez.

Ayew who has played for West Ham United, Turkish side Fenerbahce and French clubs Olympique Marseille, Lorient and Arles-Avignon will be playing for a non-European club for the first time.


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