Aston Villa cult figure Nii Lamptey expects a big club to sign Jordan Ayew

The Ghanaian is supporting his countryman after a season to forget for Aston Villa.

Not many players have come out of this season for Aston Villa with any sort of credit. The club are bottom of the Premier League and look certain to drop down to the Championship this weekend.

But one player who seems to have impressed in glimpses, despite the poor performances of those around him, is Ghanaian striker Jordan Ayew.

He has impressed with his clear talent and raw ability and is set to be on the radar of other English clubs in the summer.

One player who has impressed with the performances of the player this season is former Villa striker Nii Lamptey.

Himself a Ghanaian he is considered a wonderkid when he signed for Aston Villa in 1994 but never made the grade at Villa Park.

Speaking to GhanaWeb this week he shared his pride at the performances of Ayew this season:

“For me personally I am impressed with what Jordan did. Maybe people were expecting him to do better than what he did but playing in England is not that easy.

“Different culture, playing three times in a week, training, and all that.”

“Jordan is a material that I am sure the next five years a lot of clubs will fight over, I will not be surprised if one of the big clubs in England grabs him.”

Signed from Lorient in the summer Ayew has scored six goals for the club this season which is not exactly breath-taking buy his overall performances have been, overall, impressive.

Villa are likely to field several offers for the player in the summer and Ayew might be making an escape from the Premier League’s basement club.

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