Crystal Palace beat Turkish giants in transfer race to complete signing of Ghana international

Premier League side Crystal Palace appear to have beaten Galatasaray in the race to sign Jordan Ayew.

The Turkish outlet Fotomac linked Jordan Ayew with a move to the Istanbul giants. Per the source, Galatasaray wanted to sign the Ghana international on a season-long loan.

Jordan Ayew’s brother Andre Ayew made the move to Fenerbahce last month.

However, According to BBC reporter David Ornstein, Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Jordan Ayew on a loan deal.

“Crystal Palace have finalised deal to sign Swansea forward Jordan Ayew on season-long loan, medical today,” Ornstein tweeted

“Takes Loftus-Cheek role but also option up front.

“No more #CPFC arrivals expected but exits are with offers on table for likes of Puncheon & Riedewald (not going to #Swans).”

Palace have already signed Vicente Guaita, Cheikhou Kouyate and Max Meyer this summer and have been linked with a move for Galatasaray playmaker Younes Belhanda.

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Ayew is currently contracted to Swansea City and was linked with a move away from the club ever since they were relegated from the Premier League.

The 26-year-old has two years remaining on his contract with the Swans. Ayew provided two assists and scored seven goals in 36 Premier League appearances last season.