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African Player Who Is Slowly Following Mohamed Salah's Footsteps

Africa has been known for producing prolific footballers playing in top Europe leagues over the recent years.A player with uncanny abilities with the ball, Mohamed Salah has cemented his position at Liverpool crafted to a goal machine by Jurgen Klopp. The Egyptian striker is the current Premier League top goalscorer with 13 goals and 9 assists. He is also fruitful in the Champions League having amassed 6 goals in 5 appearances.

However, there has emerged yet another iconic African player who has climbed the ranks of Europe football passing his tests with aplomb.

Haller Sebastien has established a notable trend of performance playing for Ajax this season. He is agile, strong and has a height advantage which makes him an aerial prowess becoming a threat in the opponent's box.

The Ivory Coast international and former West Ham striker is currently the overall Champions League top goalscorer with 9 goals and 2 assists. Considering his domestic league performance, Sebastien is the ranked at 2nd place on the Netherlands top flight top goalscorers list. He has netted 9 goals and 4 assists, one goal behind the leader Feyenoord's skipper, Brian Linssen.

With Haller Sebastien currently at his best performance, Ajax who have already qualified for the round of 16 in the Champions League are likely to make significant progress in the famous competition. The Netherlands giants also lead the league table with 36 points after 15 games.

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