Swansea boss Garry Monk not concerned by Andre Ayew to Liverpool rumours

The Swans boss is not interested in the talk about a potential Anfield move for his star man.

Swansea City manager Garry Monk has dismissed any Liverpool interest in star man Andre Ayew as pure fantasy, reports Wales Online.

The forward has started this season on fire for the Swans since joining on a free transfer in the summer, quickly establishing himself as a key player in Monk’s side.

The 25-year-old had been the manager’s top target since January and was considered a coup when he joined from Marseille in the transfer window, and his strong start has reportedly caught the eye of new Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

Monk is not concerned that they make a move for him in January though, insisting it is not reality.

“The speculation starts earlier and earlier every year, but I don’t think about it,” Monk told Wales Online.

“There is no point in me focusing on things like that, things are not reality. The things I need to concentrate on are the things in front of me that are reality. Until anyone comes to me and says anything concrete it is not worth thinking about.”

Liverpool move wouldn't make sense for Ayew

While Liverpool may be interested in Ayew, it is unlikely they would make a move for him in January given the numbers they already have in his position.

Ayew has looked at his best playing in a central role behind Bafetimbi Gomis this season, but Philippe Coutinho has made that position his own at Anfield while both Roberto Firmino and Adam Lallana are also keen to play there too.

That would make a move for Ayew unlikely given the quality they already have in the role, although perhaps Klopp is eyeing sales to make space for the Ghana star.

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