Andre Ayew hands Marseille injury boost as he nears full recovery from hamstring problem

The 23-year-old who trained with Marseille on Friday could make the trip to Sochaux as OM begin their campaign in the second round of the French Ligue 1

Olympic Marseille are hoping Andre Dede Ayew will pass a late fitness test on Saturday in order to make the cut for the trip to Sochaux.

The 23-year-old pick up a hamstring injury last week whiles training with his club.

It was this development that led to his exclusion from Ghana’s 2013 Africa Cup of Nations squad.

Some football pundits believe Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah should have taken the risk by including the player in his final 23-man team as they go in a battle for a fifth continental trophy.

The Marseille No. 10 trained with his side on Friday and coach Elie Baup will be hoping Ayew is passed fit for Sunday’s match.

The Stade Velodrome side could move to the summit of the table if they beat Sochaux after leaders PSG drew with Ajaccio on Friday.