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Ghana striker Jordan Ayew reveals he was close to signing for Ligue 1 outfit Nice

Published on: 09 August 2014
Jordan Ayew

Ghana striker Jordan Ayew has revealed he was close to signing for Nice before a late twist swung the deal in Lorient's favour.

Ayew had been declared surplus to requirements by new Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa and had to look elsewhere.

The 22-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the Brittany club and leaves Marseille after making more than 100 league appearances for the club.

"I'm going to be honest: I'd given my word to Nice," Ayew told BeIN Sports' The Ligue 1 Show.

"But Nice couldn't strike an agreement with Marseille and I didn't want to wait too long because I didn't want to miss the start of the season."

He will make his Ligue 1 debut for Nice

Jordan impressed during a six-month loan at Sochaux last season where he scored five goals in 17 ligue 1 matches.


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  • George says:
    August 09, 2014 02:12 pm
    GSN,do you think this is news that Ghanaians will love to read?.