Although Egyptian star Mohamed Salah has been the top scorer in the last two seasons, he is not the most expensive of African players at the time of the move. The new striker, Nicolas Bibi, took the lead in his new move to the Reds.
Where he entered the Ivorian Nicolas Bibi history of the Arsenal club, after becoming the most expensive deal in the history of the genders, after joining the French team Lille, this summer, compared to 72 million pounds, a contract for 5 years.
The 24-year-old Ivorian striker Nicolas Pepe has become the most expensive deal for an African player in football history, surpassing former striker Cedric Bacampo of the Beijing Chinese team.
The new Arsenal striker is the most expensive deal, which was concluded during the current summer Mercato, surpassing Manchester City's Manchester City midfielder Rodríti, from Atletico Madrid for 62 million pounds.
The following report shows the ranking of the Egyptian player and goal of the league in the list of African players in the English Premier League:
Nicolas Pepe from Lille to Arsenal for 72 million pounds
Riad Mehrez from Leicester City to Manchester City for 60 million pounds
Pierre Obamyang from Dortmund to Arsenal for £ 56.100 million
Napa Keita from Leipzig to Liverpool with 52.750 million pounds
Mohamed Salah from Rome to Liverpool £ 36.900 million