Liverpool must already be seriously regretting the decision the turn down the offer from Andre Ayew to play for the club for free until January.
The lifelong Liverpool fan was a free agent in the summer after leaving Marseille and was desperate for a move to Anfield. In fact, he was so desperate that his agents, Excel Sports, suggested that the Ghanaian would play for free until the new year to prove himself.
According to The Sun, Brendan Rodgers and his transfer committee turned down the incredible offer and Ayew subsequently joined Swansea earning £5-million-a-year.
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The winger has look brilliant since the opening day when his side claimed a draw at Stamford Bridge where he scored on his debut. Another goal followed against Newcastle in Swansea's next match but his best performance came against Manchester United where he scored a supplied a goal with a sunning pass for Bafetimbi Gomis.
Whilst the Ghanaian was enjoyed his Sunday afternoon against Louis Van Gaal's team, Liverpool were still trying to work out they lost 3-0 at home to West Ham United on Saturday.
Liverpool chiefs must have been watching with heads in their hand hoping that news of them turning down Ayew wouldn't be made public. But it now has and it looks like yet another Liverpool transfer mess-up.
Ayew would have fitted in perfectly at Liverpool as well. The club are crying out for a bit of width with Jordan Ibe their only out-and-out winger. With the 4-2-3-1 formation that Rodgers likes, Ayew would be ideal playing on one of the planks supplying balls to Christian Benteke.
Ayew is probably thankful that Liverpool turned down the offer. Firstly, he's actually getting paid which he wouldn't have been at Liverpool. Also the way that he, and his team, have started this season it wouldn't be surprising to see Swansea finish above Liverpool this year.
Knowing Liverpool, they will probably end of signing him in a couple of years for about £30 million!
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