From Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard to current defensive midfielder N'Golo Kante, Chelsea has been one of the premier league's best teams in recent seasons thanks to their influx of talented players. For the purposes of this article, I'm going to share with you a brief history of the strongest Chelsea team ever, which includes all of the club's most successful players.
1. Didier Drogba (From Right Back To Center Forward) Didier Yves Drogba is a former footballer who was dubbed "the man for the big moments" by Chelsea fans. During his two spells at Chelsea, Drogba scored a stunning 164 goals including 10 goals in 10 finals thus establishing himself as one of the finest strikers in the world.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is in an unstoppable form for his club at the moment. The Egyptian winger has been banging in the goals this season and has already surpassed 10 goals in all competitions for club and country this term. Well, the most impressive achievement for Mo Salah this season would not be his goals, but rather breaking Didier Drogba's Premier League record in today's game against Manchester United.
Liverpool defeated Manchester United 5-0 at Old Trafford after Mohamed Salah Hat-trick and goals from Diego Jota and Naby Keita sealed a win for the Reds. Salah was highly impressive throughout the match and has now scored 15 goals with 5 assists in 12 games so far this season.
Africa, as a continent, has produced some of the world's most talented soccer players. Footballers with international recognition such as George Weah, Didier Drogba, and Samuel Eto'o are a clear evidence that Africa produces world-class players. As a result, African talents like Didier Drogba, Kolo Toure, and Yaya Toure who were at the pinnacle of their profession during their peak years will be remembered fondly by the English Premier League.
English premier league giant, Chelsea FC legend Didier Drogba has yesterday been rewarded due to his great impacts played in the round leather game during and after his reign as an active footballer. The Ivorian international who did pretty well for Chelsea and other top European clubs coupled with his country during his spell on the pitch of play, remained the highest foreign goal scorer at Chelsea and top scorer for the Ivory Coast national team hitherto.
Africa has produced some great football players over the past fifteen years. The likes of Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure represented Africa in the English Premier League. However, it should be said that many football fans are not aware of the fact that we have some top clubs within the African continent.
The Premier League is in its 30th season. There have been some outstanding scorers over its history. Mohamed Salah of Liverpool is the newest member of the exclusive 100-goal club. Salah joined the club when he scored the first goal in Liverpool's 3-0 triumph over Leeds United.
Mohamed Salah has been on top of his game this season, recording ten goals and five assists in nine matches for Liverpool. The 29-year-old Egyptian forward is leaving no stones unturned as he is practically walking his way to be the best player this season. Mohamed Salah is the highest African goalscorer in Premier League history, with 107 goals.
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.
OPINION: How Salah Has Overtaken Drogba As The Greatest African Player To Play In The Premier League
The English premier league has seen a lot of African sensations over the years. However, the greatest ever African player to have played in the English top-flight still remains a debate but there are some standout players. The likes of Yaya Toure, Didier Drogba, Michael Essien and John Obi Mikel are worldclass African players during their time in the English top-flight.
Liverpool have finally made a statement against Manchester United in the English Premier League this season. However, some records were set during the game that some people don't know about. 1. Liverpool's 5:0 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford is the largest away victory in the fixture's history.
Liverpool football club of England forward, Mohamed Salah has been phenomenal for the Reds since his arrival at the Anfield Stadium in 2017 from Italian Serie A side AS Roma. The Egyptian maestro who has won the premier league and UEFA champions league title for the Merseyside club has really established himself as one of the best strikers in the world.
Manchester United and Liverpool rounded off the match in week 9 of the 2021/2022 Premier League season with one of the best games we have witnessed this season. Photo Credit: @brfootball || Twitter App. Mohammed Salah in the match scored 3 goals to become the African football player with the highest number of goals in the English Premier League, thereby breaking Didier Drogba's record of 104 goals for Chelsea in the Premier League.
Didier Drogba was clearly regarded as the best African player to have played in the English Premier League until Mohamed Salah started making waves in recent seasons. It is now difficult to choose who has been the most impressive player between the two in the league. Although Salah is 29 and can still stay in the Premier League for a few more years, Drogba has already retired.
They are many African footballers who have played in the English Premier League and some are still playing with brighter future unlike the old footballers who could not make the kind of names the younger generations are making for themselves. Below is a list of the only 3 African players to score up to 100 goals and more in the English Premier League.
Mohamed Salah is no doubt becoming a force to be reckoned with in the world of football. The Egyptian has been so fantastic for the Reds in the English Premier League this season scoring in almost every game he plays. The energetic and prolific attacker is one of the most valuable players in the camp of Liverpool FC and probably in the entire English Premier League for the 2021/22 football season.
Liverpool Football Club star player Mohammed Salah shocked fans in today's match after scoring three goals(hat trick) against Manchester United. The game ended 5-0 with Liverpool taking the victory. However, despite the emphatic 5-0 victory against Manchester United, Mohammed Salah further fortified his legacy as one of the best player in the Premier League as he broke former Chelsea football striker and legend Didier Drogba as the highest African goalscorer in the Premier League.
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah is the most successful African player in Premier League history after his hat-trick against Manchester United on Sunday at Old Trafford. The Egyptian international entered the game with 103, one behind former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, but has now surpassed the Ivory Coast legend with a total of 106.
Liverpool inflicted one of Manchester United’s worst ever defeats as they beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side 5-0 at Old Trafford. Mohamed Salah was the star of the show as his hat-trick helped heap more woe on United’s manager. As good as it gets