English Premiership

West Ham eyeing Ayew brothers - report

2016-08-05 08:57
Slaven Bilic (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic is reportedly on the brink of a shock double swoop for Ghanaian brothers, Jordan and Andre Ayew.

Jordan is currently on the books of Aston Villa, but is said to be keen on a move to the Hammers following his club's relegation to the English Championship.

The 24-year-old, who is valued at £8m by the Villans, played alongside his brother during their time together at Marseille, and is open to the idea of doing so once again at West Ham.

Andre, meanwhile, is the said to be the subject of a £16m Hammers offer, with his club, Swansea, already lining up a replacement in the shape of Sevilla forward Fernando Llorente.

The offer for Llorente has been confirmed by Sevilla's director of football, Monchi, who told the club's official website: "It has come a long way with Swansea to reach an agreement, we expect to hear in the coming days."

While a deal for the Ayew brothers is seemingly close to be being completed, Bilic also has other transfer targets ahead of the new Premier League campaign.

Left-back Davide Santon, who represented Newcastle United between 2011 and 2015, is wanted by the Croatian coach following the long-term injury suffered by first-choice Aaron Cresswell.

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
30 September 2016
Everton v Crystal Palace, Goodison Park 21:00
01 October 2016
Swansea City v Liverpool, Liberty Stadium 13:30
West Ham United v Middlesbrough, Olympic Stadium 16:00
Sunderland v West Bromwich Albion, Stadium of Light 16:00
Hull City v Chelsea, The KC Stadium 16:00
Watford v Bournemouth, Vicarage Road 16:00
02 October 2016
Manchester United v Stoke City, Old Trafford 13:00
Leicester City v Southampton, King Power Stadium 15:15
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City, White Hart Lane 15:15
Burnley v Arsenal, Turf Moor 17:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Will Jose Mourinho lead Manchester United to the English Premiership title in 2016/17?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

Big month in the world of golf as the FedEx Cup concludes on the PGA Tour, the Race to Dubai gathers steam on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour offers local golfers the chance to bank some cash. Oh, and not forgetting the USA v Europe Ryder Cup showdown at Hazeltine!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.