Why Shearer says West Ham's Ayew should not play against Everton

Former footballers Alan Shearer and Les Ferdinand pose for a picture during the pro am ahead of the British Masters at Close House Golf Club on September 27, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne,...

Alan Shearer says West Ham's Andre Ayew should be banned for Everton and Manchester City games after diving against Leicester.

Former footballers Alan Shearer and Les Ferdinand pose for a picture during the pro am ahead of the British Masters at Close House Golf Club on September 27, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne,...Former footballers Alan Shearer and Les Ferdinand pose for a picture during the pro am ahead of the British Masters.

Alan Shearer says that West Ham United forward Andre Ayew should be banned retrospectively for diving against Leicester City during the 1-1 Premier League draw.

Referee Martin Atkinson did not give a penalty when Ayew was perceived to have simulated at the London Stadium and therefore no retrospective action can be taken under new rules introduced this season.

Andre Ayew of West Ham United reacts as Jamie Vardy of Leicester City looks on during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at London Stadium on November 24,...Andre Ayew of West Ham United reacts as Jamie Vardy of Leicester City looks on during the Premier League match.

According to Shearer that is a flaw in the new system and the Ghana international should be banned for upcoming games with Everton and Manchester City - with two games the standard sanction.

"It's a clear dive and the unfortunate thing is the panel can't look at that," the pundit said on Match Of The Day.

"If they want to stamp diving out then the panel should be able to go back. They should look at that and he should face a ban because that was a terrible dive."

Oumar Niasse of Everton celebrates scoring his side's second goal to make it 2-2 during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Everton at Selhurst Park on November 18, 2017 in...Oumar Niasse of Everton celebrates scoring his side's second goal to make it 2-2 during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace.

Oumar Niasse will not be playing in that match against the Hammers on Wednesday (November 29) as he serves the second match of his own ban given for a dive against Crystal Palace.

Niasse became the first player to be punished under the new rules, but Shearer also felt that Ayew's dive was worse than that committed by the Toffees striker.

As it is the 27-year-old will be able to feature for West Ham at Goodison Park should manager David Moyes call upon him and if the attacker scores there could be some very disgruntled people on Merseyside.

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