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Sports News of Monday, 26 August 2019


Italian side Sampdoria join race for Ghana captain Andre Ayew

Black Stars captain, Andre Ayew Black Stars captain, Andre Ayew

Italian serie A side Sampdoria have joined the chase for Ghana forward Andre Ayew, can exclusively report.

The 29-year old has emerged on the radar of the Italians, who are ready to offer him a way out of Swansea by signing him on a season long loan.

Sources close to have disclosed that the two parties have started negotiations for a suitable deal for the forward.

However, Andre Ayew's wages has become a problem, with Sampdoria hoping the Swans can foot off some of the bills.

Andre Ayew earns in excess £80,000-a-week, an amount Sampdoria will find difficult to meet.

The Ghana captain rejoined Swansea City in January 2018 but struggled to stamp his foot at the club he enjoyed success at in his first spell.