West Brom bid for Andre Ayew – Reports
Premier League side West Brom United has shown interest in signing Andre Ayew from Swansea City before the transfer window closes, reports in the UK suggests.
According to the Express & Star, West Brom manager Tony Pulls has cast his eye on the Ghanaian forward and is ready bid for him but the Baggies face competition from Brighton and Hove Albion.
West Brom is second from the bottom on the league table with just 8 points from 17 games and needs to strengthen their attacking options before Friday’s deadline.
The club is desperate to turn their season around and had to sack Slaven Bilic hoping that the arrival of Sam Allardyce will give them the new manager boost they need to improve results.
According to the Daily Mail, the Baggies and Brighton both want Ayew. And the report claims that Steve Cooper is facing an anxious wait to see if the Swans can hold onto the 30-year-old.
Goals have been difficult to come by for Brom with Republic of Ireland forward Callum Robinson their lead scorer with two goals. Midfielder Conor Gallagher has also chipped in two goals but Robson-Kanu and Charlie Austin have all failed to score in the league.
Ayew has 8 league goals already this season for Swansea after scoring 16 last season and will come in with the huge experience of playing and thriving in the Premier League.