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Beyond Mohamed Salah: The Most Valuable African Soccer Players

The following are the most valuable African soccer players who could dethrone Mohamed Salah.

Sadio Mané, Wilfred Ndidi and Franck Kessié

These are some of the most valuable African footballers after Salah. Photos: IG-sadiomaneofficiel, IG-ndidi25, IG-franckkessie

LatinAmerican Post | Juan Manuel Londoño

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Mohamed Salah recently became the African player with the most goals in the Premier League. The Egyptian native broke Didier Drogba's 104-goal mark with a hat-trick against Manchester United.

Salah is worth an estimated € 100 million, making him the most valuable player of African in Europe. This made us wonder, Who are the others? In this article we will show you what we could find in this regard.

Sadio mané

Mohamed Salah's teammate. Mané, born in Sedhiou (Senegal), has been playing for Liverpool since 2016. Transfermarkt estimates its market value at 85 million euros. Although his career has been in decline, he has won several major titles. He was champion of England in 2020 and the top scorer in the Premier League in the 18/19 season with 22 goals. In 2019, he was named "African Soccer Player of the Year".

Wilfred Ndidi

This Leicester defensive midfielder from Lagos, Nigeria, and has an estimated market value of € 60 million. He was an FA Cup champion last year and, although he is currently injured, his value to his team is unquestionable. His skill on sweeps is enviable, which is why he is considered one of the best defensive midfielders in the world.

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Victor Osimhen

Also born in Lagos, Oshimen plays as a midfielder for Napoli in Italy. At the moment his market value is 60 million euros, the highest in his entire career. Rumors of big teams seeking his services, such as Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, have become popular. Why? As it turns out, Osimhen, just 22 years old, has scored 9 times in his 11 appearances for the southern team. It's fast, explosive, and has potential that for now seems limitless. A player to see in the future.

Franck Kessie

Finally, we have this midfielder from the Ivory Coast. Kessié has an estimated value of 55 million euros and this value is increasing. At the moment he plays for AC Milan, but there are rumors that Real Madrid is looking for him. He has scored 31 goals in 188 appearances for the rossonero and was instrumental in putting the team in the top 4 in Serie A last season.