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Know all 42 African players in the English Premier League in 2018/19

By Michael Duah
Know all 42 African players in the English Premier League in 2018/19
Know all 42 African players in the English Premier League in 2018/19

According to top German transfers website, Transfermarkt, the African continent has a proud total list of 42 players contracted to clubs in the English Premier League, and Senegal & Nigeria lead the pack.

Asked to name African players in the Premier League, many of us easily drop the popular names of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Alex Iwobi and Victor Wanyama.

But who else might we be forgetting?

Here’s a list of all Africans contracted to EPL clubs:

Senegal's six

  1. Sadio Mané - Liverpool FC
  2. Idrissa Gueye - Everton FC
  3. Cheikhou Kouyaté - Crystal Palace
  4. Oumar Niasse - Cardiff City
  5. Mohamed Diamé - Newcastle United
  6. Pape Souaré - Crystal Palace

Nigeria with five players:

  1. Wilfred Ndidi - Leicester City
  2. Alex Iwobi - Arsenal FC
  3. Kelechi Iheanacho - Leicester City
  4. Isaac Success - Watford FC
  5. Leon Balogun - Brighton & Hove Albion

Cote D’Ivoire’s five:

  1. Wilfried Zaha - Crystal Palace
  2. Jean Michaël Seri -Fulham FC
  3. Eric Bailly - Manchester United
  4. Serge Aurier - Tottenham Hotspur
  5. Sol Bamba - Cardiff City

Ghana’s four:

  1. Jeffrey Schlupp - Crystal Palace
  2. Jordan Ayew - Crystal Palace
  3. Daniel Amartey - Leicester City
  4. Christian Atsu - Newcastle

DR Congo trio:

  1. Arthur Masuaku - West Ham United
  2. Neeskens Kebano - Fulham FC
  3. Elias Kachunga (Winger) - Huddersfield Town

Mali’s two:

  1. Yves Bissouma - Brighton & Hove Albion
  2. Bakary Sako - Crystal Palace

Guinea with two:

  1. Naby Keïta - Liverpool FC
  2. Ibrahima Cissé - Fulham FC

Algerian duo:

  1. Riyad Mahrez - Manchester City
  2. Rachid Ghezzal - Leicester City

Benin:

  1. Steve Mounié - Huddersfield Town

Morocco:

  1. Romain Saïss - Wolverhampton Wanderers

Togo:

  1. Floyd Ayité - Fulham FC

Kenya:

  1. Victor Wanyama - Tottenham Hotspur

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