These young African footballers are important elements in their respective clubs. Some are very well known in the football world, others are not. Here is a list of African footballers who covet the trophy of The League of Champions.
Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon, FC Porto)
This center-forward was last season at the Besiktas in Turkey. Coveted at the Mercato, he finally went to Portugal. It will be a very important element for FC Porto this season.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon, Dortmund)
Finalist in 2013 of the league of the champions, the Gabonese striker is a major asset for the Dortmund. This very fast striker and great striker makes the fine days of the German club.
Serge Aurier (Ivory Coast, Tottenham)
Serge Aurier was the former right-hand side of Paris Saint Germain. This summer he was transferred to Tottenham.
Eric Bailly (Manchester United, Ivory Coast)
Eric Bailly is a sure bet in the one-on-one duels. It is now a centerpiece in the system set up by coach José Mourinho.
Faouzi Ghoulam (Algeria, SSC Naples)
Faouzi weighs heavily in the Neapolitan defense for four seasons now. Very good center, Faouzi is one of the best players evolving to this post on the European continent.
Naby Keita (Guinea, RB Leipzig)
Naby Keita was born in 1995 in Conakry. He left Leipzig for Liverpool next summer for 52 million, making him the most expensive African player of the moment. Last season, Naby really caused a sensation.
Keita Balde Diao (Senegal, AS Monaco)
The Senegalese international shone in the A series last season with Lazio in Rome. during the transfer window, he joined AS Monaco.
Sadio Mané (Senegal, Liverpool FC)
And another Senegalese in this selection. At 25, Sadio is now a sure bet in the Liverpool offense. He is very fast and his dribbles are admired.
Mohamed Salah (Egypt, Liverpool)
Mohamed Salah Ghaly was born on 15 June 1992 in Basyoun. He is an Egyptian international footballer who plays for the offensive midfielder at Liverpool FC
Thomas Partey (Ghana, Atletico Madrid)
He is 24 years old and was trained by Atletico Madrid.