Andre Ayew is, apparently, just not the kind of player that new Marseille manager Marcelo Bielsa want in his squad. The 24 year old Ghanian attacker's name has been making the rounds this summer and he's been linked with most of the Premier League at this point. The rumors started off with Newcastle United before moving to Queens Park Rangers, and then Hull City.
Hull seemed to be in great position to sign Ayew, who scored eight goals in all competitions last year and scored two at this summer's World Cup in Brazil. Now, the move to Hull seems to be off, thanks to interest from Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal.
There's no mention of the fee in the article, but anything more than £8-10 million would be too much for Ayew. If this was last summer, I'd say that he would fetch a much higher fee, but he suffered a torn meniscus and missed almost three months for OM and when he came back never really made much impact. In fairness to Ayew, OM were a shambles last season, but he never really looked like the player that had scored 41 goals in the last three seasons.
Ayew might fit the mold of goal scoring wide forward for Spurs. Ayew, like Nacer Chadli is a good dribbler who is strong on the ball and in the air. He's not going to beat a lot of people for pace and his shooting from distance isn't great, but he tends to get into dangerous positions and his record shows he can apply a finish if necessary. At the right price he'd be an alright addition, but he doesn't really add anything that Spurs don't already have.