Here are 7 African football players used the World Cup to get to the Premier League.
1. Mahmoud Hassan (Egypt)
The Egypt team is not only Mohamed Salah as the only star but his teammate Mahmoud Hassan is equally great. The 23-year-old winger is often referred to as the second Trezeguet. Because his ability to score is ranked among the top players with the highest performance in Egypt. Currently, 3 clubs are suitable for him like Watford, Southampton, West Ham.
2. Hakim Ziyech (Morocco)
From 2012 to 2014 Hakim Ziyech joined the Netherlands but in 2015, he joined Morocco. In the 2017/18 season, he had 10 goals and 15 passes at Ajax club. He is the talented talent of the Moroccan team and if the competition is successful, the Premier League will not be too far for him. With Ziyech’s defense, he should go to Liverpool, Arsenal, and Tottenham.
3. Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal)
Kalidou Koulibaly was a hot item in the transfer market. He is being targeted by both Chelsea and Arsenal. In Serie A last season, it was Koulibaly who was the mainstay player to help Napoli win the runner-up position.
4. Oghenekaro Etebo (Nigeria)
The Nigerian midfielder is attracting a lot of attention from the top teams in Europe. Although he is only 22 years old, he is very active and always takes advantage of his physical advantage to overwhelm the opponent. The club he should go to is Crystal Palace, Huddersfield, Newcastle.
5. Keita Balde (Senegal)
Keita Balde has many similarities with Sadio Mane, he is an energetic striker and a respectable speed. Above all, he used his legs fluently and made use of his height to hit his head at the right time. At AS Monaco last season, Balde had 8 goals and 5 assists. The club you should go to is Arsenal, Liverpool.
6. Younes Belhanda (Morocco)
At the Galatasaray season 2017/18, the Moroccan midfielder contributed 3 goals and 8 assists to the goal. He is the one who aligns the team’s soccer-style and always plays as energetically as possible. In Morocco, he is expected to be the true number 10 to make a surprise. The club you should go to is West Ham, Wolves.
7. Moussa Konate (Senegal)
At the Amiens club last season, Moussa Konate had 13 goals, accounting for one-third of the team’s goals. At the 2018 World Cup, he is expected to work with teammate Sadio Mane to create many surprises for Senegal. Clubs in England suitable for Konate are Bournemouth, Brighton, Crystal Palace