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Jordan Ayew completes move to Swansea, Ighalo off to China

Jordan Ayew completes move to Swansea, Ighalo off to China

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Ghanaian international Jordan Ayew has completed a move from Aston Villa, with Welshman Neil Taylor going the other way in a swap deal on the deadline day of the January transfer window.

His older brother Andre Ayew is a former Swansea striker who now plays for West Ham. Jordan has scored 10 goals in 58 appearances for Villa since joining the club in 2015 from Lorient.

Ayew is currently in Gabon with Ghana as they prepare to take on Cameroon on Thursday in the AFCON 2017 semifinal.

At the same time Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has joined Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai from Watford on a permanent deal.

No financial details were given but British media put a USD 25.2 million figure on the transfer