Crystal Palace fans have taken to Twitter to discuss the news that Jordan Ayew looks set to join on a permanent basis, after spending the 2018/19 campaign on loan at Selhurst Park.
The Guardian’s Stuart James reported that the Ghana international is set to join the Eagles for a fee of just £2.5m plus add-ons, which has to be seen as a bargain in this day and age and a very shrewd deal from Palace.
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Importantly, the deal is yet to be signed off as the 58-cap forward is playing for his country at the Africa Cup of Nations, where he has already scored two goals in three games.
The 6 foot star’s move to south London should be confirmed as soon as AFCON is over.
Swansea needed to get Ayew off of their wage bill, and perhaps the fee is so low because the former Marseille man has just a year remaining on his contract with the Welsh side.
Let’s see what the Palace fans have been saying about the deal…
For £2.5m it's a good bit of business – back up winger/striker who has probably lowered his demands to return.
Again, not overspending on positions of lesser importance – meaning we can focus our efforts and money elsewhere. #cpfc
— Thomas Broad (@_thomasdbroad) July 6, 2019
More sensible, unspectacular business.
— RedNBlue (@RedNBluePalace) July 6, 2019
Not the worst news we could have – quite like the lad – he started to look fairly decent towards the end of last season. Good squad addition.
— Tina Fox (@tinafoxftp0208) July 6, 2019
For the market today, that is a steal.
— Crystal Palace Waco (@PalaceWaco) July 6, 2019
I really don’t see the problem with Ayew? 2.5 million, another option, not an issue with me cheap buy, as long as another striker comes through
— Holmesdale Talk (@HT_CPFC) July 6, 2019
£2,500,000 + add ons for Jordan Ayew
Will make the competiton harder for both Wickham & Sørloth up front, depends what kind of formation we play though
Filling the numbers up & knows the the majority of the squad#cpfc
— Jonsta (@Jonsta1990) July 6, 2019
This is terrible news
— Balgeagle78 (@ARJW78) July 6, 2019
this is calm. don’t see why our fans are complaining for only two and a half mil when we only have benteke wickham sorloth target man strikers at the moment
— faizaan alexander (@faizaanlex) July 7, 2019