On this day one year ago, West Ham completed the club record signing of Swansea forward Andre Ayew, who joined the Hammers who just over £20 million.
Ayew joined Swansea on a free transfer from Ligue 1 side Marseille in the summer of 2015, and had an impressive debut season with the Swans, scoring 12 times in 35 appearances. His form prompted West Ham to make their move for the Ghana international, who subsequently became a Hammer in early August of 2016.
The 27-year-old suffered an injury on his West Ham debut against Chelsea that kept him out for much of the first half of the season, however the Ghanian enjoyed a good run of form upon his return, especially in the latter stages of the campaign.
He ended his debut season with West Ham with a respectable six goals.
The former BBC African Footballer of Year is expected to play a big role in Slaven Bilic’s new look side going into the new season, and the number 20 says he is looking forward to the challenge ahead: “We have another season coming up and we have a lot of objectives ahead of us that we want to achieve as a squad.”