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13 Africans Who’ve Played For FC Barcelona

With Kevin-Prince Boateng recently becoming the 13th African player to have signed for Spanish giants FC Barcelona, here are the other 12 stars from the continent who have donned the Blaugrana shirt.

Click through the gallery above to see every African who has made an official appearance for Barca.

The 31-year-old completed a shock loan switch to the Catalan club on Monday, becoming the first Ghanaian ever to join the LaLiga leaders.

With Barca his 11th senior club, Boateng joins a long list of African greats who have been unveiled at the Camp Nou.

The African player who made the most appearances for Barcelona is Samuel Eto’o. The Cameroonian striker spent five years at the club, scoring 130 goals in 199 official appearances and lifting eight trophies during his spell at…

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FC Barcelona Unveil African Signing

FC Barcelona have officially unveiled an African star as their second January signing.

The Blaugrana shocked many when they announced that they had signed Ghanaian midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng on loan from Sassuolo on Monday.

Click through the gallery above to see some images from Boateng’s unveiling.

The 31-year-old has joined the Catalan giants in an initial loan deal, which can be made permanent for a fee of €8 million (R126 million) at the end of the season.

Boateng, who scored five goals in 15 appearances for Sassuolo in the first half of the campaign, passed a medical on Tuesday and was later presented by the club in a press conference.

He was given the No. 19 shirt at Camp Nou and discussed which position he will play at his new club.

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African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Kevin-Prince Boateng set to join Barcelona on loan

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Kevin-Prince Boateng set to join Barcelona on loan

Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng is close to signing for Barcelona on loan from Sassuolo, according to SkySports.

The fee is reported to be in the region of €2m with an option to buy at €8m with Barcelona ready to complete the move very soon.

The 31-year-old joined Sassuolo from Eintracht Frankfurt last summer and has notched five goals in 15 appearances this season.

Watford in talks for Cornet

Watford have opened talks with Lyon over the availability and signing of Ivorian star Maxwel Cornet, report SkySports.

Cornet has found game time limited in the French Ligue 1 this season starting only three league games so far.

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FC Barcelona Close In On Shock Move For African Star

With FC Barcelona still looking for a new forward, the latest reports suggest that they will sign an African star in a shock move in this window after agreeing to a “deal in principle”.

Read: ‘Salah Is Turning Into A Cheat Like Ronaldo’

The Blaugrana sold back-up attacker Munir El Haddadi to Sevilla this month, after the player reportedly failed to agree to a contract extension on his deal, which was set to expire at the end of the season.

Barca have now identified Ghana’s Kevin-Prince Boateng as their latest target, according to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.

Di Marzio’s tweet translates to: “Yes, @KPBofficial… to @FCBarcelona: Today he departs to Spain, loan agreement with option to buy for €8 million @SkySport @SassuoloUS #calciomercato”


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African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Real Madrid & Barcelona want Koulibaly

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Wolves close to Diawara deal

Wolverhampton Wanderers have beaten Fiorentina to the signing 21-year-old Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara, according to Corriere del Mezzogiorno via A Bola.

The Premier League club have agreed have agreed to pay around €35m for the Guinea international while Fiorentina were hoping to land the midfielder on loan for the remainder of the season.

Diawara has found game time limited under Carlo Ancelotti starting only six Serie A matches so far this campaign.

Real Madrid & Barca want Koulibaly

LaLiga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona are interested in capturing Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, according to Calciomercato.

The Spanish giants are set to…

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FC Barcelona Linked With African Star

Spanish giants FC Barcelona could reportedly turn to an African star as a replacement for a player who could leave the Camp Nou in January.

Read: 5 Nominees For BBC African Player Of The Year Announced

The Blaugrana signed Senegal right-back Moussa Wague for their reserve side at the beginning of the season, with the hope the 20-year-old will break into the first team sooner rather than later.

However, Wague could soon have an African teammate if second-choice goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen decides to leave the club in the upcoming transfer window.

According to Marca, Barcelona are keen to bring in Cameroon and Ajax Amsterdam shot-stopper Andre Onana as Cillessen’s replacment if the Dutchman leaves the Camp Nou.

The 22-year-old came through Barca’s famous La Masia academy…

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