Jordan Pierre Ayew (born 11 September 1991) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team. He is the son of former Ghana captain Abedi Pele and brother of André Ayew, who plays for Swansea City.
On transfer deadline day 2018, Ayew joined Crystal Palace on loan for the 2018–19 season.
On 25 July 2019, Ayew made the move permanent with a £2.5m transfer from Swansea City on a three-year deal. Ayew scored his first goal of the season on 24 August 2019 against Manchester United at Old Trafford, netting the opener in the first half against the run of play, latching on to Jeffrey Schlupp’s flick-on as Crystal Palace secured an historic 2–1 victory.
On Boxing Day 2019, Ayew scored the match winner in stoppage time as Crystal Palace came from behind to defeat West Ham 2–1. It was Ayew’s 21st goal in the Premier League with 20 having been scored in the second half (95%) – the highest such ratio of any player with 20+ goals in the competition’s history. At the end of the season, He became the highest goalscorer for Crystal Palace with 9 goals, and won the Crystal Palace Player of the season and Goal of the season awards.