The 22-year-old is not surprised by his side's blistering start to the league season, adding that it now has the resources to win a 10th league title.
The Ghanaian international was part of the les Phoceens side which finished in a mediocre 10th place last season, but managed to progress to the Champions League quarterfinals before losing 4-0 on aggregate to Bayern Munich.
However, under Elie Baup, the French giant has surged to the top of Ligue 1, winning four out of four games, a feat Ayew sees as a reflection of the quality at the club.
"No [I am not surprised by league start]. Most of our players were quarterfinalists in the Champions League, and also won the Coupe de la Ligue," Ayew was quoted as saying by RMC Sport. "It is true that we did not need anything, we know what we want to do together. Everyone wants to take responsibility and move forward.
"The president and other senior leaders have said that the goal was top five. But when you play at Marseille, [the goal] is to be top of the table. We have the players to go far and be on the podium.
L'OM travels to Nancy on Sunday.
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