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10 Famous Africans Who Played For Wenger

10 Famous Africans Who Played For Arsene Wenger

By Keegan Kruger - Feb 01, 2018 06:30 PM @KeeganKruger

Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has just become the latest African superstar to sign for the London outfit Arsenal and this transfer has sparked us to take a look 10 others who have played under the management of Arsene Wenger.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see who the 10 Famous African to play under Wenger are, according to Transfermarkt.

The 2016/17 FA Cup champions confirmed the £56 million (R936 million) signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday afternoon.

The Gunners, who currently have the likes of Alex Iwobi and Mohamed Elneny playing for them, have traditionally had a big following in Africa which was largely down to the fact that they have had numerous amounts of footballers from our continent represent them.

According to Transfermarkt,  Wenger has won the Premier League on three occasions during his reign, and in that time we have seen four African’s lifted the prestigious trophy, and they were Lauren, Nwankwo Kanu, Christopher Wreh and Kolo Toure.

Official: Aubameyang Joins Arsenal In Record Deal

Others who were very well known but perhaps didn’t have the same success as the four above were Alex Song, Gervinho, Emmanuel Adebayor and Emmanuel Eboue.

Are you excited to see Aubameyang in an Arsenal jersey? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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melusi911@gmail.com Feb 02, 2018 01:48 PM
You forgot Eboue Mr editor...
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Golden Boots Feb 02, 2018 11:49 AM
Kanu was dope!
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Luyanda_MP Feb 02, 2018 09:36 AM
@Chilli-BOY and Chamakh, Frimpong, Traore.
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Faysal Feb 02, 2018 08:51 AM
Kanu my favorite african footballer along with eto'o okocha and abutrika
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Drisabone@gmail.com Feb 02, 2018 08:21 AM
Mr Keegan Kruger your list of "most famous" is obviously restricted to Wenger at Arsenal. I'd argue that George Weah should have been top in your list of most famous African players that played for Wenger. Weah is now the President of Liberia. He was one of the best strikers to trailblaze League 1 in France and became even more of a giant in Serie A. He actually invited Wenger as his guest of honour on his inaugation as the President of Liberia, however, Wenger couldn't attend due to his Arsenal commitments.
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Chilli-BOY Feb 02, 2018 06:58 AM
Editor what about Yaya Toure

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