2 Chelsea Stars Named In African’s Most Valuable XI In Football Right Now
The African Cup of Nations is about to start, with Chelsea star Edouard Mendy participating for Senegal.
The Blues have had a few top African talents representing the club – Didier Drogba and Michael Essien come to mind immediately when you think of African greats at Chelsea, including Nigeria’s John Obi Mikel.
With AFCON in sight, let’s take a look at the most valuable African XI as of today (via Transfermarkt) as two Chelsea players make the team:
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Hakim Ziyech and Edouard Mendy are members of the most expensive African XI. Ziyech is not participating for Morocco after having disagreements with the country’s FA – he is priced at €35.00m here.
Edouard Mendy, arguably the world’s best keeper since he arrived at Chelsea, is valued at €32.00m.
The total value of the team is €595.00m and it includes other Premier League stars such as Mohamed Salah and reported Chelsea target Franck Kessie.