Ghana forward Andre Ayew last month parted ways with Welsh club Swansea City.
Ayew’s time at the Liberty Stadium came to a close after 141 appearances over two spells. This came after both parties failed to agree on a renewal to continue their existing relationship.
A club notice on June 4 confirmed a number of players who have been released from the club and the Black Stars captain’s name was included.
Ayew has been the club’s top scorer for the past two seasons, amassing 35 goals since returning from a loan spell at Fenerbahce.
“Swansea City can confirm its retained list following the end of the 2020-21 season,” a club statement said.
“Andre Ayew, Kieron Freeman, Declan John and Barrie McKay have seen their contracts come to an end and will depart the Liberty Stadium.”
The player has however, taken to Instagram to pay tribute to his former boss. He wrote: My Boss 🤲🏽❤️ thank you 🙏🏽 Swansea City.
Meanwhile, Ghana captain Andre Dede Ayew has received an award for being Swansea City’s top scorer of the 2020/2021 season.
Ayew enjoyed another fine season for the Swans, and the Ghanaian took home the award after netting 17 times across the campaign.
The U-20 World Cup winner guided the Swans to the finals of the Championship playoffs however his hopes of leading Swansea to the Premier League was shattered by Brentford who defeated them at Wembley.
Despite the defeat, it was a memorable season for Ayew who earned the club some important victories with his clutch goals like the one in the playoff semifinal against Barnsley.
The 30-year old is available for suitors following his exit from Swansea.