Where does Thomas Partey lie amongst Africa’s top 10 most expensive transfers

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Thomas Partey on Monday sealed a €50 million move from Atletico Madrid to Arsenal.

The industrious midfielder in the process became Ghana’s most expensive player, breaking Micheal Essien’s transfer fee record of £24.4 million back in 2005 when he moved from Lyon to Chelsea.

But where does Thomas Partey lie amongst Africa’s most expensive transfers?

1. Victor Osimhen – Lille to Napoli in 2020 – €81.3 million

2. Nicolas Pepe – Lille to Arsenal in 2019 – €80 million

3. Riyad Mahrez – Leicester City to Manchester City in 2018 – €67.8 million

4. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Borussia Dortmund to Arsenal in 2018 – €63.75 million

5. Naby Keita – RB Salzburg to Liverpool in 2018 – €60 million

6. Thomas Partey – Atletico Madrid to Arsenal in 2020 – €50 million

7. Mohamed Salah – AS Roma to Liverpool in 2017 – €42 million

8. Sadio Mane – Southampton to Liverpool in 2016 – €41.2 million

9. Cedric Bakambu – Villarreal to Sinobo Guoan in 2017 – €40 million

10. Didier Drogba – Marseille to Chelsea in 2004 – €38.5 million

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