Swansea City star Andre Ayew backs his brother Jordan to come good at Aston Villa

The Ghanaian pair have had differing starts to their English campaigns.

Swansea City star Andre Ayew has had a blistering start to life in the English Premier League.

The Ghanaian joined the Welsh club in the summer on a free transfer from Marseille and has gone on to score six goals in 14 games this season - including an incredible backheel against Bournemouth at the Liberty Stadium at the weekend.

Of course his brother also made the move over. Jordan Ayew arrived at Aston Villa this summer from Lorient in Ligue 1 but has not been as impressive.

Despite this Andre believes Villa have a star in his brother and has promised them he is just warming up. He told French radio station RMC, as reported by Ghana Soccer Net:

“No, he is playing. He has started 4 or 5 games. He has scored 2 goals. It is true that his debuts were difficult, a new coaching staff, a new team, a new country.

“He needed a bit of time but he is really starting to throw himself into it and when I speak with him he seems at ease, at home and it is good because I really think that he has the ability to explode in this league."

Andre makes a point. Jordan has recently found some form. The Villa striker has scored two goals in his last six games for the club and also recently found the net for the Black Stars.

However he, like many of the Villa first-team, was poor in their latest outing - a 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Everton.

But the performances of those providing for him need to improve. Jack Grealish and Carles Gil were both taken off in the game after failing to offer anything in attack.

Jordan Ayew might very well start scoring at the same rate as his brother in England - if the players around him pick up their performances.

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