Swansea City striker Andre Ayew plans to start against Nottingham Forest on Sunday.
The Swans will be played at lunchtime in the English Skybet championship at City Ground Stadium.
After being substituted on in the 1-1 game against Sheffield Wednesday at Liberty Stadium due to an international injury, the 30-year-old is hoping to get back into the squad for the game.
« I haven’t done too much in the past 10 days. We knew I wasn’t 100 percent ready, « Ayew said after the last game, as reported on his club’s official website.
« If he could have left me out, the gaffer would have done that to prepare me for Sunday, but this is football. you have to be ready.
« As the game went on, I prepared to continue. It was important to warm up well and not feel any pain in my Achilles tendon, especially since it is an injury I had for the first time in my career.
« I had to take care of it, the physical therapist did a great job – hours of work to get me back asap.
« I was a bit dubious on Wednesday night, but after that I’m pretty happy with how it felt.
« It wasn’t the best, but it will get better in the next few days and hopefully I’ll be 100 percent on Sunday. «
The Ghana captain is enjoying purple form after scoring six goals in 12 championship games for the club so far this season.
« I always felt that [he was worth his wages], » Cooper said, according to Dai Sport, responding when asked if he felt the 30-year-old who came back after a brief injury break with a crucial one Equalization in the 1-1 midweek draw against Sheffield Wednesday proves its worth.
« I’ve said it many times before, he’s an excellent player and professional and a good person too.
« The championship is full of really good players and Andre is up there with the best. He was fantastic for us. ”
Ayew sustained a thigh injury while on an international mission at Ghana earlier this month. Forced matchday against Rotherham United.
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