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New Lille coach Renard Herve has confirmed his interest in signing Ghana striker Jordan Ayew.

The French trainer quit his post as coach of Cote d?Ivoire to join Lille on a three-year contract on Tuesday.

Renard has made Jordan Ayew one of his main summer transfer targets having enjoyed working with the young striker during his unsuccessful stint at Sochaux. had reported last week that the former Zambia coach had targeted to sign two Ghanaian players once he is confirmed as the new coach of Lille.

Renard has now confirmed Jordan Ayew as one of those players he will be pursuing.

?Jordan Ayew? It is my intention [to sign him], in fact, I saw that it was leaked to the press,? Renard admitted.

?I spent five wonderful months with him at Sochaux. I hope he can join us but we have to see the negotiations because he is under contract with Lorient.?

Jordan is just one year into his four-year contract at Lorient where he has rediscovered his scoring form in helping the side escape relegation.


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