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Best African Players in Premier League in Today's Time

Premier League historically has had many prolific Africans. This list has the best Africans that are in premier league in Today's Time


Riyadh Mahrez

Riyadh Mahrez

One of the most influential player for Algeria. Now becoming the back bone for the overwhelming success of Leicester city in the premier league.

Yaya Touré

Touré aspired to be a striker during his youth[4] and has played centre back, including for FC Barcelona in the 2009 UEFA Champions League Final,however he has spent the majority of his career as a box-to-box midfielder for club and country, where he has been regarded as one of the world's best players.He was voted African Footballer of the Year for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.[

Wilfried Bony

After winning the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, Bony made his Manchester City debut on 21 February, replacing Sergio Agüero for the last 60 minutes of a 5–0 win over Newcastle United at the City of Manchester Stadium. On 21 March 2015, Bony registered his first league goal with City in a 3–0 home win over West Bromwich Albion, scoring the first of the team's three goals.He scored his second goal for the club as a late substitute in a 4–2 win at his former employer Swansea City on 17 May.

Sadio Mané

Mané scored three times in 2 minutes 56 seconds in a 6–1 win over Aston Villa to set a new Premier League record for the fastest hat-trick. The record had been held since 1994 by Robbie Fowler, who scored three against Arsenal in 4 minutes and 33 seconds.[4] Mané finished the season with 10 goals from 32 appearances in all competitions.

André Ayew

Ayew scored his first goal for the club on his debut against Chelsea on 8 August 2015, in a 2–2 draw.On 15 August 2015, Ayew scored his second goal in his second game for Swansea City in their 2-0 victory against Newcastle United FC.He continued his form in the next league fixture against Manchester United, where he scored and claimed an assist. Ayew was named Premier League Player of the Month for August 2015 and also received Swansea's monthly award the GWFX Player of the month for August after making an immediate impact, scoring three goals in his first four league appearances.

Victor Wanyama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Under new manager Ronald Koeman, Wanyama came into his own in the 2014–15 season.[30] He scored his first goal for the club in a 1–0 league victory over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on 20 September 2014, after replacing James Ward-Prowse in the 69th minute.His next goal came in an 8–0 trouncing of Sunderland on 19 October 2014. Wanyama would score his third goal for the Saints in spectacular fashion, a 40-yard shot after Eldin Jakupović's poor clearance fell straight to him, in what proved to be the only goal in a win over Hull City. His performances saw him awarded the league's African Player of the Month for September, with him stating "It is wonderful being recognised as someone who has done well for his club."

Yannick Bolasie

Bolasie made his Premier League debut as a substitute against Liverpool at Anfield on 5 October 2013.He was sent off in the 78th minute of a 1–0 win at Hull City on 23 November 2013.
On 21 September 2014, Bolasie scored his first Premier League goal in a 3–2 win over Everton at Goodison Park.On 11 April 2015, Bolasie scored an 11-minute hat-trick against Sunderland in a 4–1 win at the Stadium of Light. In doing so he became the first Crystal Palace player to score a hat-trick in the Premier League.On 26 September 2015, Bolasie penned a new three and a half year deal for the club.

Victor Moses - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

On 1 September 2015, Moses joined West Ham United on a season-long loan.Before joining West Ham United on loan, Moses signed a new four-year contract, which will keep him at Chelsea until 2019.Moses made his West Ham debut on 14 September in a 2–0 home win against Newcastle United, where he was named Man of the Match.In his second game, on 19 September away against Manchester City, Moses scored his first West Ham goal in a 1–2 win.

Alex Song

Song joined English club West Ham United on a season long loan. He was unveiled to the fans on the same day before their home game against Southampton.Song made his debut against Hull City as a second half substitute on 15 September 2014 in a 2–2 draw.He played 31 games for West Ham including three in the FA Cup.[34] Praised for his early season form, his performances deteriorated towards the end of the season as West Ham's form also slumped. In August 2015, West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan, announced an agreement with Barcelona to sign Song on a three-year permanent contract subject to a medical.His season-long loan to West Ham was confirmed on 1 September with West Ham having the option to extend the loan for a further season.

John Obi Mikel

On 30 August 2014, Mikel, who substituted Willian on the 75 minute mark, set up Costa's second goal after picking up Bešić's backheel pass. Chelsea went on to win 6-3 against Everton at Goodison Park.[64] Mikel scored a rare goal against Sporting Lisbon on 10 December 2014 in a 3-1 victory at Stamford Bridge in the UEFA Champions League.