Sakho ranked 7th in Europe!


sakho-diafra_3214372CIES Football Observatory has published their rankings of the best performing players among new signings per area of the game in Europe.

West Ham’s Diafra Sakho has been ranked 7th in Europe for his shooting ability ahead of 12th place Alexis Sánchez as the only other Premier League striker to be included in the list.

The full list can be found here http://www.football-observatory.com/IMG/pdf/wp101_eng.pdf

The Football Observatory  is a research group within the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), a private foundation affiliated to the University of Neuchâtel, in Switzerland.  CIES Football Observatory  publishes annual reports on clubs and players at European level. It has regularly been mandated to undertake original research by FIFA and UEFA.

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  • Scottiej says:

    Costa is top of that list, so there are three PL strikers on that list. Still not a bad thing to have 7th place on that kind of list!

  • Ohiord says:

    When Sakho signed for us, he said, “This is a proud day to have signed for West Ham. I really love English football & I’ve dreamed of coming to play for one of the big English clubs. Today, West Ham have given me that opportunity & I didn’t hesitate to grab it”. There are some fine players on that list but Sakho deserves his position. He knows where the goal is & whoever saw the potential in him to perform well in the Premier League was right. Quality player.

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