Top 10 Most Expensive African Footballers In History

Most Expensive African Footballers In History. Gone are the days where the transfer market is where you can easily sign top-notch footballers for a relatively decent amount of money, but not anymore as the story of the transfer market has changed dramatically, now the market is for the rich and those who are ready to break the bank to secure the service of footballers.

As such, Africa has contributed immensely to European football through the talent and qualities of its players, as Africans in the game have also been placed among the most valuable and expensive African footballers in the world when they switched teams.

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In this piece, we take a look at the most expensive African footballers in history.

10. Hakim Ziyech  – Ajax/Chelsea (£36.6 million)

Just breaking into the Top 10, Ziyech will move to Chelsea this summer for an initial fee of £33.3 million, which could rise to £36.6 million with add-ons.

He’s entering his prime years, and Ziyech appears poised to become the Premier League’s next great African superstar; can he also help the Pensioners return to the pinnacle of English football?

9. Achraf Hakimi -Real Madrid/Inter Milan (€40M) 

Hakimi ranked among most expensive African players in history following Inter Milan switch.

Following the Inter Milan move he completed IN 2020, Achraf Hakimi has become one of the most expensive Africans in the football history.

The Moroccan completed a €40m (plus €5m in variables) switch which ranks him 9th on the list of the most expensive Africans in football.

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