6 African players who just moved to the Premier League

The new Premier League entrants from Africa

After 12 weeks of buying new players and shipping out others, the summer transfer window will come to a close at 5 pm BST.

A number of clubs have made record signings, among them players from African countries.

Business Insider SSA now takes a look at the African entrants to the English Premier League:

May 22: Leon Balogun, Nigeria

Position: Defender

Mainz FC → Brighton

Price: Free

June 19: Issa Diop, Senegal

Position: Defender

Toulouse → West Ham United

Price: £22.5 million

July 12: Jean Michael Seri, Ivory Coast

Position: Midfielder

Nice → Fulham

Price: £25 million

July 17: Yves Bissouma, Mali

Position: Midfielder

Lille → Brighton

Price: Undisclosed

July 20: Percy Tau, South Africa

Position: Forward

Sundowns → Brighton

Price: Undisclosed

August 5: Rachid Ghezzal, Algeria

Position: Attacking midfielder

AS Monaco → Leicester

Price: £10 million


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