Report: Everton linked with summer move for Jordan Ayew

Everton want to sign the Ghanaian striker, who has previously been linked with West Brom.

The Toffees are looking to add another attacking threat to their side, and a report in the Liverpool Echo claims that Jordan Ayew has been targeted for the summer transfer window.

Younger brother of Swansea new-boy Andre Ayew - both sons of African legend Abedi Pele - he has been touted for a move to the Premier League with the Merseyside club interested in his services.

The 23-year-old currently plays for FC Lorient in France, with whom he netted 13 goals and registered seven assists in 33 games during the 2014/15 campaign. He is known as an exciting striker, and he has shown undoubted potential, as well as impressing enough to establish himself in the Ghanaian national team.

Ayew was linked with a switch to the Premier League last summer, with West Brom watching him prior to the 2014 World Cup. Then with Marseille - the same club Andre played for - the Birmingham Mail linked him with a switch to the Hawthorns, although he preferred the move to Lorient to stay in France.

However, the latest reports indicate that he wants to secure a move to England, and Roberto Martinez may give the youngster the chance to impress in the Premier League.

There are no indications as to a price that the Toffees will have to pay to secure Ayew’s services, but considering he is a highly rated international star, they may to have part with a large fee if they are to open contract negotiations with him.

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