David Gold’s response on Twitter to criticism of Andre Ayew

West Ham co chairman David Gold

Andre Ayew joined West Ham United from Premier League rivals Swansea City in the summer of 2016.

West Ham United's Andre Ayew receives medical attention before going off injured

West Ham United co-chairman David Gold has defended Andre Ayew on social networking site Twitter.

Responding to criticism of the 27-year-old winger by a West Ham fan, Gold posted the following message on Twitter:

Ayew joined West Ham from Premier League rivals Swansea City in the summer of 2016.

According to The Guardian, the Hammers had to pay the Swans a transfer fee of £20.5 million in order to secure the services of the Ghana international.

The 27-year-old winger has scored one goal and created four chances in 12 Premier League appearances so far this season.

A long-term injury has prevented Ayew from playing regularly for the Hammers this season.

Perhaps West Ham fans will not see the best of the former Marseille star in the final months of the season, but he is certainly going to be a hugely important player for Slaven Bilic’s side during the 2017-18 campaign.

The London outfit are 10th in the Premier League table at the moment with 32 points from 25 matches.

West Ham co chairman David Gold

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