African players hugely impressed in the Premier League in recent years and continue breaking and setting new records.
Mohamed Salah, Riyad Mahrez Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita Wilfried Zaha, Wilfred Ndidi just to name but a few are some of the leading African players currently playing in the Premier League.
Mahrez and Salah are on the verge of writing their names in Premier League history books.
The Egyptian is a goal away from equalling Didier Drogba’s goal-scoring record, while the Algerian is also a few assists from taking the crown off the Ivorian.
Before all that happens though, which African players have the highest number of assists in the league?
African players with the most assists in the Premier League
- 🇨🇮 Didier Drogba – 55
- 🇩🇿 Riyad Mahrez – 47
- 🇪🇬 Mohamed Salah – 37
- 🇹🇬 Emmanuel Adebayor – 36
- 🇸🇳 Sadio Mane – 36
- 🇨🇮 Yaya Toure – 32
- 🇿🇦 Steven Pienaar – 32
- 🇳🇬 Nwankwo Kanu – 29
- 🇨🇮 Wilfred Zaha – 27
- 🇳🇬 Yakubu Aiyegbeni – 26