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KingTen: 10 Egyptian Premier League players who deserve a European move this summer

Posted on May 20, 2015

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Designed by Hesham Abozekry

Designed by Hesham Abozekry

The number of Egyptian players abroad have been increasing in recent years. Many factors have contributed to this rise of Pharaohs Abroad, for example the cancellation of seasons following the Port Said tragedy, and the fact that matches are being played without fans till this date. There has also been increased exposure due to the success of some Egypt internationals abroad, including , Mohamed El-Nenny, Aly Ghazal and Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’, and even half-Egyptian players, such as Stephan El Shaarawy. However, my favourite catalyst for Egyptians to chase their dreams in Europe is to improve their abilities. Some players are just too good to continue their career playing in the , even if they are featuring for Cairo giants or .

So, without further ado, here are the 10 Egyptian Premier League players Pharaohs Abroad Correspondent Mohamed Osama thinks deserve a chance in Europe this summer.

DISCLAIMER: The “Player he is similar to” does not compare the players’ skills in ANY WAY, it just refers to similar playing styles. Also, the players are not listed in any specific order.

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  1. Nader

    May 20, 2015 at 10:46 AM

    Thank you for this! However i think yo forgot to add Mohamed Taher from Mokawloon, great Talent!!

  2. Mohamed Osama (@Mohamed_0sama)

    May 20, 2015 at 8:29 PM

    Thought a lot about him. I think he needs just one more here before leaving.

  3. HOPE (@MoMoRefaay)

    May 21, 2015 at 1:14 AM

    what about Bassem morsy and Omar Gaber ??

  4. Ali

    May 21, 2015 at 2:57 AM

    Loved this article. Agreed with pretty much every word but I have a question. Realistically speaking, how many of these 10 do you think will actually get a move to Europe this summer? I don’t have much hope for any of them seeing as every owner for every Egyptian club is selfish and doesn’t like change but who knows…

  5. Mohamed Osama (@Mohamed_0sama)

    May 21, 2015 at 6:06 AM

    Let’s hope half of them. That would be an optimist’s hopes and dreams.

    • Ahmed K. ,

      May 24, 2015 at 1:18 AM

      Remove Kahraba from the list, another hopeless failure.

      • Adam Moustafa

        May 24, 2015 at 7:16 PM

        He’s not in the list. He’s in ‘Honourable Mentions’

  6. ,zanzibar

    May 21, 2015 at 1:18 PM

    you have forgotten Shikabola in your great article

    • Mohamed Osama (@Mohamed_0sama)

      May 22, 2015 at 4:58 PM

      I wouldn’t put Shika on the list if he scored 1000 goals this season.

    • yapacha el pacha

      May 23, 2015 at 12:22 AM

      shikabala is not a professional player, not enough to succeed in europe


    May 24, 2015 at 1:42 AM

    Omar Gaber? Hazem Emam? Hussein El-Sayed?

  8. Shamroo5

    May 27, 2015 at 11:04 PM

    Execluding ramadan sobhy , who is one of the best young talents
    No interesting future for any of them

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