10 African Unknowns Who Should Be January Transfer Targets

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10 African Unknowns Who Should Be January Transfer Targets
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This article profiles 10 African players who should be January transfer targets for Premier League sides.

“When the winter’s in full swing and your dreams just aren’t coming true, ain’t it funny what you’ll do.”

For most EPL sides, that means reeling through a list of obscure contacts, pulling out the chequebook and heading to your local transfer list to track down anybody and everybody that might be available, and competent enough, to help out your mid-season plight.

With competition for players as fierce as ever, and many clubs across Europe clamouring to recruit the finest stars available, managers often have to turn to the less-heralded territories to recruit players of prerequisite quality.

Africa continues to be a hot bed for young talent, and several of the players on this list, could well be the strangers in the phonebook, just waiting for a call, the perfect cure to those January blues.

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