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The top 5 Highest scoring African strikers in EPL history

The English Premier league has had arguably some of the greatest goalscorers of all time with Legendary strikers who have scored enormous number of goals during their time in arguably the most popular Football league in the World currently.

African Strikers have also plied their trade in the EPL and have also had their impact. Legendary strikers like Didier Drogba, Kanu Nwankwo and even Samuel Eto'o all leaving their mark in different spells in the league.

Here are the top 5 Highest goalscoring African strikers in the EPL history

5. Emmanuel Adebayor

The controversial Togolese striker was a once one of the most popular strikers in the EPL. Adebayor played for Arsenal, Manchester city and Tottenham Hotspur scoring a total of 92 goals in the EPL throughout his stay in the league. This goal record makes Adebayor the fifth highest scoring African striker in EPL history.

4. Yakubu Aiyegbeni

The former Nigerian striker played for Everton and Portsmouth in the EPL. Everton had a great stint at these clubs as he scored a total of 95 EPL goals making him the fourth highest scoring African striker in the EPL history.

3. Sadio Mane.

The Senegalese winger and current Liverpool Forward will without a doubt go down as one of the greatest African EPL Player of all time. Mane also played for Southampton in the EPL but his record of 100 goals in the EPL which he achieved recently makes him the third highest scoring African striker in EPL history.

2. Mohamed Salah.

Mane's teammate at Liverpool and 2018 EPL Player of the season, Mohamed Salah is having the time of his life currently. The Egyptian's goalscoring record since he signed for Liverpool in 2017 has been unbelievable with 104 strikes in as many appearances making him the joint highest scoring African striker in EPL history.

1. Didier Drogba

King Didier as he is fondly called will not hold this record for much longer considering Salah's current form. The Legendary Chelsea striker had a lot of success at Chelsea scoring 104 goals in close to 300 appearances in the EPL . Drogba is the joint highest scoring African striker in EPL history.

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