Twitter erupts as Swansea complete signing of Andre Ayew despite West Ham, Spurs interest

Spurs fans were baffled, West Ham fans furious, and Swansea fans delighted when the 25-year-old midfielder arrived from Marseille to join Swansea.

Swansea City arguably sealed what will be held up as one of the deals of the summer on Wednesday, when they signed Andre Ayew from Marseile on a free transfer.

The destination of the Ghana star has been much debated in recent times, with various sources all convinced the winger would end up at Tottenham at one point, only to credit West Ham as front runners just a few days later.

In the unpredictable world of football, it is almost impossible to know where players are going with any uncertainty until they are spotted at the training ground for their medical.

But Harry Redknapp, fresh from signing up to Twitter this week, proved himself to be someone in the know when he revealed the 25-year-old was on his way to South Wales to discuss personal terms with Swansea.

Sure enough, a day or two later, Ayew, who was top scorer at this year's African Cup of Nations and who has been a regular for Marseille for several years, was announced as Swansea's new signing.

And on a free no less!

Unsurprisingly, plenty of Spurs and West Ham fans were a little shocked they hadn't completed the signing that had only a few days earlier looked likely, while lots of people were merely impressed with the Swans' business.

Below are a selection of Twitter comments reacting to Ayew's signing:

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