West Ham’s record signing Andre Ayew needs thigh surgery and will be out for four months, according to West Ham co-chairman David Gold.
The 26-year-old Ghana forward, a £20.5m signing from Swansea, was injured 35 minutes into his Hammers league debut in the 2-1 defeat by Chelsea on Monday.
West Ham co-chairman David Gold tweeted: “Sad news. Ayew has injured his quadriceps and will need surgery.
“He will be out for 4 months. Good luck Andre.”