Top 10 Most Expensive African Transfers in Summer 2020

Here are the 10 most expensive African transfers of the Summer 2020 window

10. Chidera Ejuke (SC Heerenveen -> CSKA Moscow) €11.5m

22-year-old Nigerian winger surprised many when he decided to move to Russia on a four-year deal in August.

9. Oussama Idrissi (PSV -> Sevilla) – €12m

Moroccan winger Oussama Idrissi became the fourth Morrocan at Sevilla when he moved on deadline day.

8. Mohammed Salisu (Real Valladolid – > Southampton) – €12m

Ghanaian wonderkid centre-back Mohammed Salisu moved to Southampton early on in the transfer window for a bargain price.

7. Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo -> Fiorentina) – €15m

Ghanaian midfielder Alfred Duncan finalized his move to La Viola after spending the second half of last season on loan with them.

6. Bertrand Traore (Lyon -> Aston Villa) – €18.4m

Burkinabe winger Bertrand Traore finally moved on from Lyon after months of speculation regarding a potential transfer. He joins Villa’s African contingent.

5. Edouard Mendy (Rennes -> Chelsea) – €24m

Senegalese goalkeeper became the first African goalkeeper to move to England’s top flight since Ghanian Richard Kingson less than two decades ago.

4. Hakim Ziyech (Ajax -> Chelsea) – €40m

Moroccan maestro Hakim Ziyech’s move to Chelsea officially went through in the summer transfer window despite the agreement occurring in February.

3. Achraf Hakimi (Real Madrid -> Inter Milan) – €40m

After excelling on loan at Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid opted to sell the young wingback to Inter.

2. Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid -> Arsenal) – €55m

Ghana’s star midfielder finally moved to the Gunners on deadline day after months of futile negotiations from Arsenal.

1. Victor Osimhen (Lille -> Napoli) – €70m

Nigeria starlet Victor Osimhen made a historic move to Napoli as he is set to become the world’s next great striker.