‘Most expensive African Player of all time’ – Cedric Bakambu unveiled by Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan after ‘£65m’ move (Photos)

‘Most expensive African Player of all time’ – Cedric Bakambu unveiled by Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan after ‘£65m’ move (Photos)

‘Most expensive African Player of all time’ – Cedric Bakambu unveiled by Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan after ‘£65m’ move (Photos)

Democratic Republic of Congo striker, Cedric Bakambu has been unveiled by Chinese Super League club Beijing Guoan after signing a record-breaking deal of ‘£65million’ from Spanish club, Villarreal.

The 26-year-old footballer was unveiled on Thursday alongside other players after he reportedly agreed on a long-term contract worth a reported £307,000 a week.

‘It was not an easy decision for me to make,’Bakambu said of his move to the CSL in a statement released by the club.

‘Now, I’m finally here with my team and I will try my best to help them. After two months of spending time with the team, I want to thank everyone for helping me settle in. Now it is my turn to help the team.’

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Below are the five most expensive African players in the World.

1. Cedric Bakambu – DR Congo(£65m)

2. Mohamed Salah – Egypt (£39m)

3. Sadio Mane – Senegal (£34m)

4. Eric Bailly – Ivory Coast (£30m)

5. Islam Slimani – Algeria (£28m)