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Sport The greatest Africans to play in the Premier League

23:30  16 april  2018
23:30  16 april  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Aubameyang looking for Lacazette partnership

  Aubameyang looking for Lacazette partnership Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has spoken about his desire to play alongside Alexandre Lacazette. The forward has said that he thinks they compliment each other’s styles of play and that he would enjoy playing in the same side as him. Aubameyang has been a success since joining Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund in January, taking Lacazette’s place in the team. The Gabon international has netted six goals in seven Premier League outings, after his £57m club-record arrival. Lacazette has been forced to watch on from the bench in the league, but Aubameyang is hoping that changes. Speaking to Sky Sports, as quoted by Metro, Aubameyang said this: “I hope we will have the opportunity to play together – it’s something I said when I first arrived that I hoped to play with him.” “We have different styles, but I think they’re styles that complement each other – he’s a very good player and a very kind person.” Lacazette has struggled to make his mark at times this season after his £50m move from Lyon last summer.

Crystal Palace v Liverpool - Premier League © Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Sport Crystal Palace v Liverpool - Premier League

Since it’s inception in 1992, the Premier League has been graced by many of the greatest players in the world.

On the back of Mohamed Salah’s remarkable goalscoring and assist-making feats this season, we’ve taken a look at some of the best African players to have plied their trade in England.

‘The Egyptian King’ has netted 30 league goals this season in addition to a fantastic nine assists, and has impressed the majority of fans and pundits with his highly consistent performance levels.

The list contains players from all over the continent, and it’s just not attackers who stuck the ball in the net on numerous occasions. Players’ consistency and overall contribution to their teams is also taken in to account.

Hazard 'not happy' while Chelsea flounder

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Of course, with the vast number of high quality African players, you may disagree with our list, but that’s the fun of football!

In no particular order, lets get started with a bona fide legend…

Salah sets Liverpool record with spectacular first-half double .
Mohamed Salah earned a place in Liverpool's European history with a sparkling first-half display against Roma.The Egypt star struck twice in the first half of Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg with Roma at Anfield.

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