RB Salzburg star Patson Daka has praised African stars of Premier League Mane, Salah and Aubameyang.
Austrian Bundesliga has taken up the headlines with the rise of brilliant young talents. The 22-year-old Patson Daka is the latest addition to the transfer market from Austria. The prestigious stage in England is the dream destination of the star as his African predecessors are taking up the show in the Premier League.
According to DailyMail, Daka has revealed his fandom to Liverpool strikers Sadio Mane and Mo Salah along with Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The stats of Daka is also quite amazing for the big contenders of England to eye on.
January transfer window is predicting a possible switching of Zambia striker to England and the Salzburg management is yet to open up on the rumor.
RB Salzburg has got a contract with Daka till 2024 and this is the perfect time to do business for the red bulls. £18 m is the current market value of the centre-forward according to Transfermarkt. The profile consists of 15 goals and 5 assists from 17 games which are already attracted backroom staff in England.
Possible Destinations for Patson Daka
As far as the destination is considered, Liverpool is the name that leads in the rumor market. The recent statement of Daka has intensified these talks. “To see our big brothers like Aubameyang, Salah, Mane, it’s something that gives me the dream that I can also make it, I can be like them. They are my inspiration, knowing that they also come from Africa.” Daka told BBC Sport
Anfield is also looking deep into transfermarket as the competition is getting tougher and tougher in England. The front three of the Reds is still rocking the show in an impressive form but the future is a concern for Klopp as he extended his role as the boss for a couple of years.
Manchester United is another potential buyer of Daka. The unsuccessful project of Sancho has added a lot of criticism to Old Trafford and the frontline of Ole needs some boost to challenge the contenders in England. United is actively chasing the champions Liverpool and the tide is favoring the Red Devils in the table.
Top African Players in Premier League
The physique and pace of African players are trending in major sides of Europe. The role of Aubameyang clearly identifies this in the performance of Gunners since his arrival. The consistency of the Salah-Mane partnership in the frontline of Liverpool also verifies the African talent.
Patson Daka has got similar potential and can rise to a better level at this point of his career. Salzburg was a supplier of great talent with the graduates like Erling Haaland, Dominik Szoboszlai and Sadio Mane himself. Daka has also got two appearances for his U23 national side with one goal. He already got the description as next Samuel Eto’o in Zambia national team.
Talking about the potential exit this window, Daka said, “I have to continue what I’m doing. We will see what the future will bring.” Premier League transfer window has started heating up and teams are looking for potential options to repair the current squads. Many of the major sides are facing injury issues that created a lack of equilibrium in the pace of the squad.