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Report: Celtic interested in 92-capped free agent once targeted by Rodgers

Celtic have reportedly rekindled their interest in free-agent winger Andre Ayew following his release from Swansea City.

Ghana Soccernet claim that the 31-year-old attacker is back on Celtic’s radar this summer.

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Football Ghana reported in 2018 that Ayew was a target for the Hoops, with then-manager Brenden Rodgers looking to sign talent from his former club Swansea.

In the market for a new striker

Celtic are in the market for an attacker with Fabrizio Romano this week reporting that Odsonne Edouard is close to a move to Leicester City.

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Ayew, who guided the Swans to the Championship play-off final, left the club last week following the expiration of his contract.

The 92-capped Ghanaian international enjoyed one of his most productive seasons last term in the second-tier of England.

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Ayew hit 17 goals in all competitions, assisting a further four for the Welsh club.

Celtic could finally land Ayew this summer

With previous links to the former West Ham attacker, it is likely that Celtic are considering a move for Ayew. And this could be the year the Hoops finally land their man.

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Coming off the back of one of the best seasons in his career, Ayew could be the perfect player to replace the out-going Edouard. And with the African attacker a free agent, Celtic won’t have to worry about paying a transfer fee.

With Rangers dominating the league last season, Celtic will be eager to rebuild this transfer window with not only a new manager at the helm, but a new crew of players who have the quality and desire to want to take the club back to the top of Scottish football.

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Ayew’s experience in both England, in Europe and internationally with Ghana make him a perfect summer signing for Celtic, who could have a new talisman in the former Marseille striker should he decide to swap Wales for Scotland in the transfer window.

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