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Jordan Ayew

Jordan Ayew
Ayew playing for Ghana in 2015
Personal information
Full name Jordan Pierre Ayew[1]
Date of birth (1991-09-11) 11 September 1991
Place of birth Marseille, France
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[2]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Aston Villa
Number 19
Youth career
2000–2006 Lyon Duchère
2006–2009 Marseille
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2014 Marseille 111 (14)
2014 Sochaux (loan) 17 (5)
2014–2015 Lorient 31 (12)
2015– Aston Villa 6 (1)
National team
2010 Ghana U20 1 (1)
2010– Ghana 30 (9)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of , 24 October 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 09:26, 2 September 2015 (UTC)

Jordan Pierre Ayew ( ; born 11 September 1991) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Aston Villa and the Ghana national team.

Contents

  • Club career 1
    • Marseille 1.1
    • Lorient 1.2
    • Aston Villa 1.3
  • International career 2
  • Personal 3
  • Career statistics 4
    • Club 4.1
    • International 4.2
  • Honours 5
  • Notes 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Club career

Marseille

Ayew playing for Olympique de Marseille in 2013

Ayew joined Marseille as a trainee in 2006. He signed a 3-year professional contract with Marseille in 2009. Jordan Ichmin Ayew made his debut for the senior team on 16 December 2009 in a league game, scoring the equaliser against Lorient. Marseille went on to win the game 2–1.[3] Ayew scored his second goal against Nice at the Stade Vélodrome on 27 April 2011 in a match which saw his elder brother André Ayew score a hat-trick. On 1 November 2011, Jordan and André both started a UEFA Champions League match for the first time against Premier League outfit Arsenal.

On 6 January 2014, he joined Ligue 1 rivals Sochaux on a loan deal until the end of the 2013–14 season.[4]

Lorient

On 28 July 2014, Ayew signed a four-year contract with Lorient.[5] Ayew explained the style and quality of play that Lorient proposed was the reason behind the decision.

Aston Villa

On 27 July 2015, Ayew joined Aston Villa on five-year deal for an undisclosed fee, reported to be in the region of £8 million.[6][7] He scored his first goal for the club on 24 October 2015 against his brother Andre's club Swansea City on 62th minute...

International career

Ayew made his first senior appearance for Ghana on 5 September 2010, in a 3–0 2012 AFCON Qualification match win against Swaziland, at the Somhlolo National Stadium in Lobamba, Swaziland.[8][9] On 1 June 2012, Ayew scored his first and second international goals in a 2014 World Cup qualification match win against Lesotho, at the Kumasi Sports Stadium in Kumasi, Ghana.[10] In December 2011, Ayew was named to the Ghana national team provisional 25-man squad for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations,[11] and in January 2012 he was selected for the tournament's 23-man squad.[12]

In June 2014, he was included in the Ghanaian squad for the 2014 World Cup. In Ghana's last warm-up match before the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on 9 June 2014, Ayew came on as a first-half substitute for the injured Majeed Waris and ended up scoring a hat-trick in a 4-0 victory over South Korea.[13][14]

Jordan Ayew was part of the 2015 nation cup team in Equatorial Guinea that took a silver medal as result of losing out to Ivory Coast on a penalty shoot out whom they clinch the African Cup, which occurred on 8 February 2015.

Personal

Ayew is the son of Maha Ayew and Abedi Pelé, nephew of Kwame and Sola and brother of André, Ibrahim and Imani. All male extended family and siblings are current or former professional footballers. Ayew is a practising Muslim.[15]

Career statistics

Club

As of match played on 24 October 2015.[16]
Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Marseille 2009–10 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
2010–11 22 2 4 0 3 0 29 2
2011–12 34 3 5 4 6 0 45 7
2012–13 35 7 3 0 9 3 47 10
2013–14 16 1 1 0 5 1 22 2
Sochaux (loan) 2013–14 17 5 1 0 18 5
Lorient 2014–15 31 12 2 1 33 13
Aston Villa 2015–16 6 1 2 0 8 1
Career total 165 32 18 5 23 4 206 41

International

As of match played on 1 September 2015[17][18]
National team Year Apps Goals
Ghana 2010 2 0
2011 1 0
2012 7 2
2013 0 0
2014 11 3
2015 6 4
Total 29 9

Honours

Olympique de Marseille

Notes

  1. ^ Includes Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, Trophée des Champions
  2. ^ Includes UEFA Supercup, FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Champions League

References

  1. ^ "List of Players" (PDF). African Nations Cup 2012. CAF. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Fiche joueur Jordan Ayew". Olympique de Marseille. Archived from the original on 15 August 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Jordan Ayew – French League Stats at LFP.fr (French)
  4. ^ "Jordan Ayew Officiellement Sochalien". FC Sochaux-Montbéliard. 6 January 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Jordan Ayew FC Lorient decision". BBC Sport. 29 July 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Breaking news: Villa sign Ayew". Aston Villa. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Aston Villa bid for Lorient's Jordan Ayew accepted, according to Sky sources". SkySports. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Ghana beats Swaziland 3–0 in 2012 qualifier".  
  9. ^ K.N.S Mensah (7 September 2010). "Olympique de Marseille's Jordan Ayew Yearns For More With Ghana". Goal.com. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Ghana 7–0 Lesotho (2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers)".  
  11. ^ Mensah, Kent (15 December 2011). "Ghana announce 25-man squad for 2012 Africa Cup of Nations". Goal.com. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  12. ^ "Jordan Ayew – 2012 Africa Cup of Nations profile". mtnfootball.com.  
  13. ^ "Ghana wins final World Cup warmup". ESPNFC. 9 June 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  14. ^ Mensah, Kent (10 June 2014). "Ghana 4-0 South Korea: J. Ayew's hat-trick inspires confidence ahead of World Cup". Goal.com. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  15. ^ "Picture: Jordan & Andre Ayew pictured in Muslim prayers". ghanasoccernet.com. 21 December 2013. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  16. ^ a b c d e f "Jordan Ayew – Statistics". Soccerway. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  17. ^ "Ayew, Jordan". National Football Teams. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  18. ^ "Jordan Ayew".  

External links

  • Jordan Ayew at OM.net
  • Jordan Ayew at Footballdatabase.eu
  • Jordan Ayew at National-Football-Teams.com
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