Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew, has stated that the current setup at his club constitutes a lot of black players who support and fight for each other.

Ayew has fellow countryman, Jeffrey Schlupp alongside him. Eberechi Eze, Cheikhou Kouyate and Wilfried Zaha are three other Africans in the side whilst Mamadou Sakho and Christian Benteke among others have African roots.

The 28-year-old, in an interview with the Ghanaian media, highlighted the positive atmosphere a club with multiple blacks like himself.

“It is true that there a lot of black people in Crystal Palace. We are very close. It is a team where we are like family and I think we all work hard. We fight together and try to get the best out of each other. We compete among ourselves as well so it makes you improve,” Jordan said.

“It is all in a positive way and it is all positive energy so we just keep on supporting each other and try and make the best out of it and try to raise the club to the next level.”

Jordan was in superb form last season, netting nine goals in 37 league matches. He is currently training with his teammates ahead of the new campaign.