Andre Ayew set for Premier League switch; but where is he going?

Marseille taisman, André Ayew, is out of contract in the summer, and is available on the cheap in January! (©GettyImages)

Andre Ayew has been involved with Marseille for seven years, playing over 100 times for the club that he has spent his entire professional career at.

Now, however, Ayew is seeking a new challenge outside of Ligue 1, according to the Daily Mirror. Countless clubs are interested in the Ghana international, who will be available for a cut price in January.

Premier League giants such as Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are all interested, along with West Ham.

Ayew, who scored two goals for Ghana in the 2014 World Cup, is one of the most exciting and versatile players in France's top division. Able to play on either wing or as a second striker, you can see why clubs are interested in the Ghanaian.

What can fans expect?

As he showed in the World Cup, Ayew certainly has an eye for goal. Although he is far from clinical, he poses enough fire power to be a constant threat against any team.

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With most modern day wingers, they're all flair and no work. Ayew, however, does not fit this stereotype. Similar to what we are currently seeing with Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal, he's is a real workhorse, and is more than happy to get 'stuck in'.

What shirt will he wear in January?

With a host of clubs interested, I'm looking forward to seeing where Ayew ends up. When looking at the potential of him going to any of the four clubs stated at the start of this piece, I don't see a move to Manchester United making any sense for the player.

He will be an impact sub at best amongst United's array of attacking quality. At 24, I can't see why he would be happy with sitting on the bench, and it's for that reason that I'm going to rule out a move to Arsenal. With Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sanchez and even Serge Gnabry, there doesn't seem to be any place for him in Arsenal's starting line up.

Other options

That leaves just Liverpool and West Ham. Either club could be a good move for the Ghanaian. Liverpool would love some extra legs on the wings to partner Raheem Sterling after big money signing Lazar Markovic has failed to impress.

For me however the best move for Ayew has to be West Ham. Just like another star of the World Cup Enner Valencia, Ayew could thrive at Upton Park. The Hammers have been a surprise package this season, and bringing Ayew in would only bolster their squad.

Available at a cut price in January also, he should be well in West Ham's budget and could really help them build a platform to become a top club in English football again.

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