Register Login Scores

English Premier League

Official: SA-Born Star Signs For Premier League Side

With the January window closing on Friday, a Premier League team has officially announced the arrival of a South African-born star who once reportedly attracted interest from FC Barcelona.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see five South African-born defenders who have played in the Premier League!

EPL newcomers Sheffield United have confirmed the loan signing of Panagiotis Retsos from Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen.

The 21-year-old, who was born in Johannesburg, will spend the rest of the season in England, where he will look to find regular game time.

10 Players Messi 'Backed' But Have Flopped

After the Greece international impressed during his first year in Germany – he joined Leverkusen from Olimpiacos in August 2017 – he struggled in the 2018/19 campaign due to an injury that saw him play just once for the German club's senior side that season.

Are you looking forward to seeing what Retsos can achieve at Sheffield United? Let us know in the comments section below.

3 comments

Top 5

Comitis: I Don't See Chiefs Getting Special Treatment

131 Dec 03, 2021 10:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Managers Who’ve Already Been Sacked This Season

Nov 08, 2021 12:26 PM in English Premier League

Insider Reveals Extent Of Chiefs’ Covid Ward

66 Dec 03, 2021 11:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

7 Players Xavi Could Get Rid Of At Barca

4 Nov 09, 2021 01:26 PM in LaLiga

Bucs Qualify For CCC Without Kicking A Ball

43 Dec 03, 2021 08:13 AM in Orlando Pirates

Finally! FIFA Respond To SAFA Complaint

132 Dec 03, 2021 04:29 PM in Bafana

Hazard Receives Shock Transfer Offer

3 Dec 05, 2021 11:25 AM in LaLiga

Insider Reveals Extent Of Chiefs’ Covid Ward

66 Dec 03, 2021 11:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Latest Update On Chiefs Vs City Fixture...

108 Dec 04, 2021 11:56 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Comitis: I Don't See Chiefs Getting Special Treatment

131 Dec 03, 2021 10:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

31 Covid Cases, Chiefs Want 4 Games Postponed!  

123 Dec 03, 2021 06:31 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

5 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Pirates Promise Four January ‘Signings’

19 Dec 03, 2021 03:02 PM in Orlando Pirates

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Precedent Set, Chiefs To Be Denied?

64 Dec 03, 2021 02:12 PM in Kaizer Chiefs