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Top 5 African attackers currently playing in the Premier League

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3.08K   //    20 Oct 2017, 00:50 IST

Liverpool v Manchester United - Premier League
Salah battling for the ball during the match against Manchester United

Africa has been consistently producing many outstanding attackers in the English Premier League in recent years. At the moment, the continent has some of the most impressive goalscorers in the League, who are working hard, scoring goals and gaining recognition all over the world.

They are making impacts, helping their teams to the path of success through hard work and dedication.

This season, we have many players representing the African contingent who are all fighting to climb to the top of the scorers' table in the division. Its just the start of the new season and some of these players have been among the goals already. Therefore, these African superstars deserve recognition. So, lets quickly take a look at the top 5 African attackers in the Premier League at the moment.


5. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting

Stoke City v Southampton - Premier League
Stoke City v Southampton - Premier League

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has become a fan favourite at Stoke this season following his arrival on a free transfer. He has contributed heavily to Stoke City's campaign this term averaging 0.9 key passes and 3 shots per game according to whoscored.com.

He is a good dribbler with 1.4 dribbles per game. He is a tall player, regularly competing in the air. So far, he has scored 2 goals in 8 appearances for Stoke City this season.

His best performance in the league this term came against Manchester United where he scored the 2 goals that helped Stoke City salvage a draw at the Bet365 stadium, a match in which he was named 'man of the match'.

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