Video Watch goals and assists of Africa's most expensive player

Cedric Bakambu has joined Chinese Super League side to shatter Mohamed Salah’s record as the most expensive African player

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Villarreal forward Cedric Bakambu has completed his record move to Chinese side Beijing Guoan to emerge as the new African most expensive footballer.

It is understood that the Beijing based side have not only agreed to pay the £35m release clause in the 26-year-old’s contract, but will settle all the imposed tax on the star - which will total around £30m, hence increase the total sum for his signature to about £65m.

Bakambu’s transfer to China will top Mohamed Salah (£34.3m) and Sadio Mane (£34m) as the most expensive African player of all time.

READ MORE: Ex-Nigerian playmaker suffers emotional trauma after being dubed by pastor

On the other hand, the deal will also top Guinea international Naby Keita’s pending transfer to Liverpool next summer after agreeing to a £57m move in the summer of 2018 from RB Leipzig.

The move by Cedric Bakambu to the Chinese Super Ligue has ended speculations that he was set to join a Premier League side after having been linked with clubs like Newcastle, West Brom, Tottenham and West Ham United.

The DR Congo made his breakthrough with French side Sochaux before signing for Turkish club Bursaspor in 2014.

But after netting 13 times in 27 appearances he was off to Villarreal the following summer.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 GHALCA G8 Tournament Dreams FC beat Hearts of Oak to win trophybullet
2 Photo Kwesi Nyantakyi joins CAF contingent at George Weah’s swearing-inbullet
3 Black Stars Nana Aba Anamoah and Prince Tagoe are attention seekers-...bullet
4 Football Man Utd retain top spot in Deloitte 'Money League'bullet
5 Ghana Premier League Dreams FC sign Kwadwo Asamoahbullet
6 Ghanaian Football Football rivalries in Ghana that made the...bullet
7 Black Stars Commission of Inquiry into Brazil World Cup...bullet
8 Ex-FIFA Player of the Year George Weah sworn in as...bullet
9 Video This video of Ronaldinho goes viralbullet
10 Bernd Hollerbach Hamburg old boy handed survival challengebullet

Top Videos

1 E.K Afranie Don Bortey accuses ex-Black Stars coach of briberybullet
2 How two Ghana footballers ended up on the streets of India awaiting...bullet
3 Video Highlights of ex-Nigerian star suffering from emotional disorderbullet
4 Video Ronaldinho retires from footballbullet
5 Football Lukaku’s ‘voodoo message’ led to Everton exitbullet
6 Football The 10 most expensive football transfers of all timebullet
7 Video Watch goals and assists of Africa's most expensive playerbullet
8 Video Watch highlights of Emmanuel Ebouebullet
9 Video Referee retaliates after Nantes defender infringed himbullet
10 New Year How soccer stars ushered in 2018bullet

Football