EPL will remember these Ghanaian players

These are the Ghanaian who made great impact in the English Premier League

Tony Yeboah

The two times Bundesliga top scorer lived up to the billing in the English Premier League (EPL) when he was offered the opportunity to play for Leeds United.

He scored stunning goals, most memorable were the ones against Wimbledon and Liverpool. His world class goal against Wimbledon in 1992 has been voted the second greatest goal of all-time in the Premier League in a poll conducted by BBC as part of the 25 anniversary celebration of th EPL this week.

Michael Essien

He won two Premier League titles while playing for English Premier league side Chelsea. He joined the London side in 2005-06 season and won the league on his debut season, before adding the second under  the watch of Carlo Ancelotti in the 2009-2010 season. He was also instrumental when Chelsea became the first London club to win the UEFA Champions League in 2012.

Asamoah Gyan

The Ghana skipper had just a season and a half term with English Premier league side Sunderland, yet his goal scoring prowess was evident. He scored on his Sunderland debut against Wigan Athletic on 11 September after coming on as a substitute for Danny Welbeck. He scored 11 goals in 33 games in his first season in the English Premier league.

Gyan scored twice on his first Premier League start for the club in a 2–0 win against Stoke City on 6 November. His surprise switch from Sunderland to Al Ain in the  Gulf world made the headlines in 2012.

Sulley Muntari

He was a regular member of the first XI throughout the 2007–08 season, playing 29 League matches and scoring four goals. He had his debut on 11 August 2007 against Derby County in an away game. His performance of note was away at Aston Villa where he scored two spectacular long-range goals.He also played four FA Cup matches, scoring the winner from the penalty spot in a 1–0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford in the Sixth Round of the FA Cup. He was in the starting XI that won the 2008 FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium over Cardiff City. He left Fratton Park after one season to join Internazionale.

He would return to Sunderland in the 2011 and 2012 on loan from Inter Milan.

Andre Ayew

The hardworking winger turned into a goal scoring machine at Swansea City, scoring 12 goals to win the club’s top scorer’s award. He scored on his debut against Chelsea. Ayew made the headlines again when he scored against Manchester United. He was named Premier League Player of the Month for August 2015 and also received Swansea's monthly award the GWFX Player of the Month for August after making an immediate impact, scoring three goals in his first four league appearances.

Andre Ayew splendid form won him a 20.6 million pounds club record deal to West Ham United.


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