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African Watch: 10 Most Expensive Transfers Already Confirmed

Here are the 10 most expensive transfers involving African stars that have already been confirmed for next season, including one star who completed a move worth more than R1 billion.

Click through the gallery above to see 10 of the biggest deals involving African footballers ahead of next season, according to Transfermarkt.

The transfer window has been an exciting one, even though there is still a month left for more big deals to go through.

In terms of transfers involving African footballers, Senegal international Boulaye Dia recently completed a €12 million (R205 million) switch to LaLiga club Villarreal following an impressive campaign in Ligue 1 with Stade Reims.

The 24-year-old scored 16 goals in 39 matches across all competitions for the French club, playing alongside former Orlando Pirates midfielder Marshall Munetsi.

Staying in France, young Ghana international Kamaldeen Sulemana has joined Stade Rennes from Nordsjaelland for a hefty €15 million (R256 million) fee after contributing to 22 strikes in 43 matches games across all competitions last season.

Danilo Pereira, although a Portugal international, features in our list as he was born in Guinea-Bissau. The defensive midfielder recently completed a permanent move to Paris Saint-Germain from FC Porto.

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Zambia internationals Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka both left RB Salzburg to sign for Premier League clubs in England, with the two good friends among those involved in some of the most expensive transfers involving African players ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.

To see the biggest deal of the lot, click through the gallery above!

Click through the images below to see the 10 highest-paid African stars heading into the new season! 

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