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Five African players desperately in need of a deadline-day move

These five African stars are desperate for an escape route from their current club, but will they get it before the window closes?

Islam Slimani had been tipped for a move to AS Monaco earlier this window, with the Algeria international a potential option for the Monegasques as they look to replace the goals that will be lost when Kylian Mbappe completes his exit to Paris Saint-Germain.

Slimani hardly hit the ground running after signing for Leicester City from Sporting Lisbon for a club-record...

Ligue 2: Five African players to watch this season

Ahead of the French second tier kick-off this weekend, KweséESPN profile five top African talents to watch this season.

Waris Majeed is surely the most high-profile player in Ligue 2, although it remains to be seen whether he will still be with FC Lorient for too much longer.

The Ghana international was linked with a move to Manchester United as recently as 2015, although while he remains a lethal striker on his day, his career trajectory hasn't followed the pathway that many would have expected.