Transfer wrap: African stars on the move

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Algeria forward Islam Slimani headlines one of several African stars who have earned moves following their participation at AFCON 2019.
 
Slimani, 29, has agreed to join AS Monaco on a season-long loan from Premier League side Leicester City, where he struggled to make an impact since his then club-record £28 million transfer from Sporting Lisbon in August 2019.
 
Check out the seven African stars who made moves this week in the gallery above
 
The Les Verts attacker remains one of the most prolific African strikers in Europe and will be hoping to get his career back on track in Ligue 1, where he joins Senegal's Keita Balde, Nigeria ace Henry Onyekuru and South African Lyle Foster at the Stade Loius II.
 
Two of Uganda's standout players towards their run to the last-16 of the continental showpiece, Farouk Miya and Patrick Kaddu have also earned big moves with the former making a switch to the Turkish Super Lig with Konyaspor.
 
Meanwhile Kaddu, whose inspirational story from living on the streets to becoming an international footballer for the Cranes has reached even greater heights as he joined Moroccan giants RS Berkane on a lucrative contract.
 
After scoring 18 goals for KCCA in the Uganda top-flight last season, the 23-year-old welcomed the life-changing transfer to North Africa.
 
"It’s Definitely with mixed emotions, courage and Strength that I am writing this message. I humbly want to thank God for this great opportunity. To me,this is a Dream Come True,” Kaddu posted on his official Facebook page.
 
"It has been an incredible journey here, with lessons learnt and memories to cherish, and it is a little emotional that I must bid farewell now. But, I say goodbye as a person who has given his all efforts in every training session and in every game for the Badge and for the Club."

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