Ghana captain Andre Ayew and former Swansea City playmaker is set to complete a shock move to Qatari giants Al Sadd Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.
The 31-year-old will arrive in the Qatari capital of Doha on Thursday to undergo a medical before sealing what could be a massive pay deal for the utility player.
The entire financial package will be loaded into his salary as the giants will not spend any amount in signing the player who moves as a free agent after leaving his Welsh club two months ago.
Ayew is expected to arrive in Doha on Thursday to undergo his medical examination and complete all other details before signing the contract.
BREAK: Qatari giants Al Sadd have announced the signing of Ghana captain Andre Ayew. pic.twitter.com/yaSAxDSCQx
— Saddick Adams (@SaddickAdams) July 21, 2021
The 31-year-old left the English Championship side Swansea City FC after aiding them to the Championship play-off final where they lost 2-0 to Brentford FC.
Ayew finished the 2020/2021 season as the top scorer of the club having scored 17 goals in 46 appearances for the Swans.
The Black Stars skipper in the 2019/2020 campaign was also the top scorer and best player of Swansea after netting 16 goals in 46 appearances.
#السد يتفق مع النجم الغاني اندريه ايو للانضمام لصفوف للزعيم ، وسيصل اللاعب إلى الدوحة صباحاً لإستكمال الإجراءات الروتينية قبل توقيع العقد تمهيداً لإعلان الإنضمام الرسمي .#AlwaysAlSadd @AyewAndre pic.twitter.com/1hr7GLECQQ
— 🏆 #75 Al Sadd SC | نادي السد (@AlsaddSC) July 21, 2021
Ayew will be working with Spain and FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez who is the current head coach of Al Sadd.
The former Olympique Marseille and West Ham United player has 91 caps for Ghana and has netted 19 goals across that period.