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Rachid Ghezzal makes Algerian history for Leicester vs. Liverpool

Rachid Ghezzal made Premier League history on Saturday when he netted his first Premier League goal in Leicester City's 2-1 home defeat by Liverpool.

The 26-year-old's 63rd-minute strike, following an error by Reds stopper Alisson, wasn't able to turn the tide of the contest following opening goals from Sadio Made and Roberto Firmino.

However, Ghezzal's goal saw Leicester become the first team in the history of the Premier League to have had three Algerian players score for them in the tournament.

Preceding...

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Leicester City complete signing of Rachid Ghezzal from Monaco

Leicester City completed the signing of Algeria winger Rachid Ghezzal from Monaco on Sunday.

The Foxes beat a number of other Premier League clubs, including Watford and Southampton, who had also been chasing the 26-year-old this summer.

Ghezzal, who has made 13 caps for Algeria and played at last year's African Nations Cup, signed a four-year-contract.

"I'm very excited and very happy to be here," Ghezzal said. "I know the coach from Lyon and this is where I want to be. It's a good Club and an...

Leicester swoop to beat Watford to Monaco's Rachid Ghezzal - sources

Leicester City are on the verge of signing Monaco winger Rachid Ghezzal, sources close to the club have told ESPN FC.

A number of Premier League clubs, including Watford and Southampton, have been chasing Ghezzal this summer, but Leicester have moved to agree a deal with Monaco.

Monaco granted the 26-year-old permission to travel to England for talks, and he was undergoing a medical at the King Power Stadium on Friday.

Ghezzal only joined Monaco from Lyon last summer on a free transfer after failing...

Watford target Monaco's Rachid Ghezzal to replace Richarlison - sources

Watford are lining up a move for Monaco winger Rachid Ghezzal as a possible replacement for Richarlison, sources close to the club have told ESPN FC.

The Hornets are looking to bolster their attacking options after selling Richarlison to Everton last month and they have identified Ghezzal as a potential replacement.

Several other Premier League sides are also monitoring Ghezzal's situation with Monaco open to offers for the player.

Ghezzal would cost in the region of £13 million, meaning Monaco...

Africa's top five done deals of the last seven days

Africa's players have proved to be some of the major protagonists of the transfer window so far, and expect many more of the continent's top stars to move between now and the end of August.

In this feature, we look back over the last seven days and pick out the biggest or best done deals involving African players.

Ryad Boudebouz, Montpellier > Real Betis: The Algeria playmaker had clearly outgrown Montpellier, and didn't hesitate to let his feelings be known last term when he openly criticised his...

Monaco confirm Rachid Ghezzal signing

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Rachid Ghezzal has signed with Monaco after leaving Lyon.

Monaco have completed the signing of free agent Rachid Ghezzal, who joins the reigning French champions on a four-year deal.

The 25-year-old left Lyon at the end of his contract earlier this summer, and despite being linked with a move to the Premier League, was unveiled as a Monaco player on Monday after completing a medical.