Crystal Palace and Swansea are set to keep an eye on Jordan Ayew’s involvement at Aston Villa as doubts surround his future.
The Ghanaian could struggle for regular first-team football at Villa Park following an influx of big-money signings including Ross McCormack for £12m from Fulham and Jonathan Kodjia from Bristol City for £15m.
Albert Adomah was also signed from Middlesbrough and it is thought that Ayew will push for a move in January if he struggles for game time with the Championship club.
Palace are thought to be keen on the forward and are reported to have failed with an attempt to strike a deal on transfer deadline day, while Swansea are also in the hunt.
Swans boss Francesco Guidolin strengthened his attack with Borja Baston and Fernando Llorente but Ayew is also a target following the departure of his brother Andre to West Ham.
The 24-year-old impressed last season despite Villa’s relegation from the Premier League and he could get another crack at the top flight in the new year.