Ghana forward Jordan Ayew has revealed he wasn't interested in a move to England ahead of signing for Aston Villa in the summer of 2015.
Ayew completed a five-year deal to the Villians following a successful season in the French Ligue 1 with Lorient.
He scored 12 league goals as Lorient survived relegation.
“Funnily enough, I didn’t really want to go to England!” he told Crystal Palace website.
“I enjoyed the season I had with Lorient and really wanted to stay another year to continue playing but the money was too good for them so I had to go.
Aside from Villa, Jordan has represented two more clubs in England.
He currently plays for Crystal Palace, who just last week paid Swansea £2.5m to sign him on a permanent three-year deal following a successful loan spell last term.