Time and time again, footballers have shown us playing football can be profitable. These are the most expensive African players.
1. Wesley Fofana
The 21 year old Ivorian, Fofana swapped Leicester City for Chelsea during the recent transfer window, after forcing his exit from Leicester. Fofana moved to Chelsea for a transfer fee of €80.4 million.
The 27 year old Ivorian, Pepe became one of Africa's expensive player when arsenal bought him for £72 million from LOSC Lille he signed a 5 year contract with the gunners.
3. Victor Osimhen
The 23 year old Nigerian, Osimhen was sols to Napoli from LOSC Lille, for €80 Million plus add ons. He's one of Africa's top striker, with him scoring 24 goals within his first 2 seasons at the club.
Gone are the days whereby African parents did not want their children playing football. Now, with the money involved, African parents are enrolling their kids in football camps hoping their kids would be picked by clubs.
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