West Ham United are believed to be interested in the Villa frontman.
Jordan Ayew scores the second goal for Aston Villa
As I said before, Ayew will stay! No more clauses! https://t.co/qNOQA4vkJE— Dr. Tony Xia (@Dr_TonyXia) August 4, 2016
Idrissa Gueye recently joined Everton after his release clause was activated and fans will be glad to hear that a similar scenario will be avoided in the case of Ayew.
Arsenal's Francis Coquelin and Mesut Ozil in action with Idrissa Gueye
The Villans have sold Ciaran Clark, Idrissa Gueye and Brad Guzan so far this summer, while Carles Gil has left on loan and several others have been released.
On the incoming front, Roberto Di Matteo has added Tommy Elphick, Pierluigi Gollini, Aaron Tshibola and Ross McCormack and Xia insists there are more to follow:
Hope we can make at least 3-4 happen soon...and a experienced professional TD ! https://t.co/HLBY3ZgNOs— Dr. Tony Xia (@Dr_TonyXia) August 4, 2016
Villa fans will be keen for new arrivals, with the futures of several of their first-team squad still uncertain.
The likes of Micah Richards and Joleon Lescott may not be at the club come the start of September, and with many of their Championship rivals doing excellent business in the transfer market, Villa must ensure they do not fall behind.
New owner Dr Tony Xia during the press conference
Xia has divided opinion amongst fans but his transparency and accessibility on Twitter is a refreshing change in the typically secretive world of football club ownership.