Southampton eyeing up Jordan Ayew transfer after Swansea man spent season on loan at Crystal Palace

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SOUTHAMPTON are lining up a bargain swoop for Swansea’s Jordan Ayew – after a year with Crystal Palace.

Saints are keen on adding the versatile attacker to their squad and could land him for a low fee as the Welsh club want him off the payroll.

Southampton are eyeing up a summer swoop for Jordan Ayew
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Ayew, 27, had a quiet season at Palace but his experience of top-flight football makes him attractive to Southampton.

Palace may come back for Ayew later in the window if no deal is done at the price Swansea want.

The 52-cap Ghana international mustered just a single goal in 20 Premier League outings through the 2018-19 season – in the 2-0 win at Wolves.

Ayew had initially joined the club on a season-long loan on deadline day of last summer’s window.

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However, he failed to replicate his from from the season prior, where he notched seven goals in Swansea’s doomed 2017-18 campaign, where they were relegated.

The Ghanaian is now expected to return to South Wales with a view to a summer move.

Southampton are now thought to be leading the race for Ayew, but could yet find a route back to the Premier League with another club.

Palace could be tempted by another season of Ayew, with the hope he can find his feet.


In fact, in April it was revealed Eagles boss Roy Hodgson was chasing a permanent deal for Ayew in a £4million deal.

Palace reckon he will be a decent squad player next season, with top-flight status assured for another campaign.

Swansea are set to get most of the £5m they paid Aston Villa two years ago.

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