With the continuous influx for foreign players in Europe, the presence of some of the best African stars are not surprising.
All the major European leagues boast atleast two top African players, with some out-shinning the others, many of whom have played integral parts in their clubs recent success.
England and France are amongst the two majority populated areas with African players, but many of those playing in France are not at the level of their English based friends.
We count-down the top ten players that are having the biggest impact currently.
We start off with Michael, and because of the very little game time due to injury he gets no.10
Essien had been injured since the African Cup of Nation early this year an has been sidelined since, expected to return in mid April, the Chelsea midfielder makes the list for his performance in recent season that has been remarkable to say the least.
Essien will hope for match time in a team that's performing very well as he will look towards the World Cup to be hosted in South Africa this June.
The Cameroonian International joined Arsenal in September 2005 against Everton as substitute.
His used as a defensive midfielder and has also played as a center back when required.
He has matured in the last couple season and now makes the Arsenal Starting-11 regularly.
He has also appeared on a number of occasions in the UEFA Champions League.
Song has a great future ahead of him and playing along-side Cesc Fabregas and Robin van Persie will only help his course.
Another Chelsea star, and another Ivorian to make the cut...
He might not make the starting eleven that often, but used as an impact players has seen Kalou as one of the most dangerous super subs.
Speed, Quick thinking and creativity has seen him become a favourite at Stamford Bridge.
Yaya Toure, another Ivorian and the first to play for Barcelona. The Lanky midfielder has been at Barca since 2007 and has played 66 matches for the Catalans.
He has an older brother Kolo Toure who played at Arsenal and now captains Manchester City.
Yaya is benefiting greatly as he plays alongside Puyol, Xavi, Henry and World Football Player Lionel Messi.
The Only Nigerian International to make the list, Mikel one amongst four Chelsea players has become a regular starter at Chelsea.
Hard and Strong, defensive midfielder that controls the ball for Chelsea's more creative players like Lampard and company.
Mikel was involved in a controversial transfer to England from Lyn Oslo (Norway). After a deal was struck with Manchester United, Chelsea claimed they already agreed with his agent.
After much debate involving Chelsea, United, Lyn Oslo and FIFA, Chelsea decided to settle, according to the agreement Chelsea would pay Manchester United 12 Million Pounds and Lyn Oslo 4 Million. Once this payment was completed a work permit would be issued.
Chelsea agreed and Mikel made his debut for the London based club in September of '06.
Mikel who started his career at Ajax Cape Town Youth team, has become amongst the most well known faces in English soccer. Having played over hundred games for the blues.
Formerly at Arsenal, the Togolese striker moved to big spenders Man City after the club was taken over by Abu Dhabi group.
Adebayor has played 21 games for City scoring eleven times.
Adebayor was involved in a horrific incident in Angola after a terror attack on his team bus. This incident has seen the 26 year old retire from International soccer.
Samuel made his name at Barcelona winning almost everything there is to win as a team. Individually he scored over a hundred goals and been partnered with Messi, claimed to be the most dangerous striking attack in Europe.
Eto'o moved to Inter in a swap deal, but has failed to achieve what he did at Barca. In 27 matches he scored eleven goals, unlike the 30+ he scored last season.
Samuel still continuous to be a formidable striker and hope to enjoy the World Cup in South Africa with his national team, Cameroon.
South African International, Midfielder who applies his trade at English based team Everton.
The South Africa has evolved as one of the main players at Everton and has impressed many this season.
Steven will look to be one of the key players in the "Bafana Bafana" line-up when they host the World Cup in June.
Recent speculation has seen Steven connected with possible moves to Arsenal, Liverpool and Spurs.
Malian International, the Barcelona midfielder has matured into a great player in recent season and now makes regular appearances for European Champions Barcelona.
Having been paired with Xavi Hernandez you can imagine his ability and skill. Now 30 years old, Seydou who has won the Champions League, La Liga and World Club Cup will look to end his career at the Catalans.
The captain of the Ivorian National team, Chelsea no.1 hit man will hope for third Premier League title as Chelsea lead the table with 1 point and a game in hand over Manchester United.
Drogba has made his name in Europe an is amongst the most feared strikers in World Football.
With a solid shot, quick feet, and great positioning Didier has lead the Chelsea attack since joining the Blues in 2004 for a fee of 24 Million Pounds from Marseille.
Drogba has embraced the 2009/2010 season and is racing for the golden boot with English International Wayne Rooney. Drogba currently has 25 goals one behind Rooney in the league.