The 8 biggest transfers of this window so far
Following the arrival of a Moroccan international to the Premier League, here are the eight most expensive transfers involving African players in this window so far, with Tottenham Hotspurs’ Yves Bissouma among the top three.
Click through the gallery above to see the eight biggest deals involving African players so far in this window, according to Transfermarkt!
Earlier in this window, it was confirmed that Cameroon international Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa will stay at Napoli permanently after a successful loan spell in the 2021/22 season.
The midfielder has officially left newly-promoted Premier League outfit Fulham in a deal worth €15m (R252m), making his change the fourth biggest to date when it comes to African players in Europe.
While his compatriot Martin Hongla, who signed for Hellas Verona from Belgian club Royal Antwerp, is below him in the rankings, above him is Jeremie Boga after his transfer of 22 million euros (370 million euros). rands) to Atalanta from Sassuolo.
Like Anguissa, the Ivory Coast international, once on Chelsea’s books, also spent the previous campaign on loan with the side he has since joined on a permanent basis.
Second on the list is Bissouma’s €29.2m (R491.5m) move from Brighton & Hove Albion to Tottenham Hotspur, with the midfielder becoming one of the latest players brought in to bolster the squad. Antonio Conte’s team ahead of next season.
A Mali international, the 25-year-old is hoping to become a key player for the demanding Italian tactician after an impressive four-year spell at Brighton.
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On Monday, meanwhile, Moroccan centre-back Nayef Aguerd became the most expensive African player in the window so far when he completed an exciting transfer to West Ham United from Rennes for a fee of 35 million euros ( R589 million).