Asamoah Gyan Opens Up on Relationship With Ghana Captain Andre Ayew, Does Not Consider Him As A Friend

Asamoah Gyan Opens Up on Relationship With Ghana Captain Andre Ayew, Does Not Consider Him As A Friend

  • Former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed that he only has a working relationship with Andre Ayew
  • The ex-Sunderland striker is not ruling out a return to the national team despite being inactive for over a year
  • Asamoah Gyan remains Ghana's all-time leading scorer with 51 goals in 109 matches for the Black Stars

Asamoah Gyan has confirmed rumours that he is not friends with Black Stars captain Andre Ayew.

The former Black Stars skipper and Ayew have long been rumoured to not be on good terms despite leading the team together during the time they spent as teammates in the Ghana national team.

However, in a recent interview, Gyan revealed that the Al Sadd forward was just his work mate and their relationship was nothing beyond that.

Asamiah Gyan, Andre Ayew, Black Stars, Ghana
Asamoah Gyan has stated that captain of the Black Stars, Andre Ayew, is not his friend. Credit: @CAF_Online
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“Andre is my teammate but he’s not my friend. In every job, you work together but not everyone is your friend that you go and come with,” Gyan told Pure FM as quoted by Pulse.

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“Andre is my teammate and when we’re in camp we work together, but I can’t ask him to join me to go and sit somewhere and have a conversation. I also have my own clique.”

Gyan and Ayew have been teammates since the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana, and have all featured at various tournaments.

The pair came close to delivering the Africa Cup of Nations for Ghana in 2010 and 2015, but lost to Egypt and Ivory Coast respectively.

Meanwhile, Gyan has been out of the team since the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, where Ghana were eliminated in the round of 16.

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Source: Sports Brief News