- Andre Ayew has been named as Swansea City's deputy captain
- The decision to upgrade Andre's staus was made by the club's coach, Steve Cooper
- Andre has been one of the club's best performers since he joined them
Ghanaian international Andre Ayew has been appointed as deputy captain at the English side Swansea City.
The decision to upgrade Andre's was made by the club's coach, Steve Cooper.
Cooper who is impressed with his leadership qualities has made him the deputy skipper of his team with immediate effect.
“Andre is a senior figure and a very positive influence around the group,” said Cooper.
“We are very lucky, we have players like Wayne Routledge, Nathan Dyer and Kyle Naughton too."
“We know there is a bit of status to being captain or vice-captain, but we do have senior figures in the squad.
“Andre has got the attributes to lead, and he does it well through good and bad moments and long may that continue."
Cooper further heaped praises on Andre stressing that he is a good role model and a leader.
The former Marseille winger rejoined the Swans two seasons ago from West Ham United, moved to Turkish side Fernabache on a season-long loan, before returning to the Championship side after his loan spell.
He decided to stay with Swansea and has been one of their outstanding players in the ongoing campaign.
YEN.com.gh previously reported how Andre was named as Black Stars captain by coach Kwesi Appiah.
The hardworking winger was named captain prior to the 2019 AFCON in Egypt.
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