BREAKING NEWS: Andre Ayew joins Fernabache on loan

Author: Bernard Neequaye
Andre Ayew displaying his jersey after completing the deal

Ghana international Andre Ayew has joined Turkish giants Fernabache on a season long loan deal from Swansea City after passing his medical.

Ayew, who find his place with the Welsh club limited, arrived in Instanbul on Thursday, July 26, to have mandatory medical before putting pen to paper to a deal.

The Ghanaian was met at the airport by the club's Sporting Director, Damien Comoli, having aboard a private jet belonging to the Koc Group, owners of Fenerbahce with his father and manager, Abedi Ayew Pele.

According to Swansea, the club agreed in principle to release their star player to the ambitious Turkish Super Lig side to offload higher salary earners from the club after their relegation from the English Premier League.

Ayew was granted permission to fly out to Istanbul from their pre-season training camp in Austria to meet Fenerbahce officials to undergo a medical and sign the contract.

News about the Ghanaian's arrival got Turkish websites buzzing, with his former Swansea teammate, Bafetimbi Gomis, sending a welcome message via his Twitter page.

“Welcome @AyewAndre to one of the most beautiful countries in the world, where life is good. Do not go wrong. Let’s meet at Florya, it will make you less traffic,” tweeted French forward who now features for rival Turkish side Galatasaray.