The Ghana international has been included in Sofascore’s highest-rated African eleven of the top five European leagues for the 2022-23 season.
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The Black Stars left-footed centre-back emerged as the best Ghanaian player in the European top five leagues, according to the ratings and statistics by Sofascore.
Salisu, a player of relegated English Premier League side Southampton got a rating of 7.04 out of 10 for his impressive performance across the English Premier League during the recently ended campaign.
The Athletico Madrid target, made 22 caps with 21 starts and one as a substitute for the Saints, where he managed to provide one assist in the process.
Salisu was named on the bench on four occasions as his season was affected by injuries along the way.
He was named in Ghana’s final squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and featured in all three group stage matches against Portugal, South Korea, and Uruguay.
He scored his debut international goal in the Black Stars 2:0 victory against Switzerland in a pre-World Cup international friendly match.
Salisu got his first competitive Ghana goal when he netted the opening goal in the 3-2 victory over South Korea in the second group game at the World Cup.
Below is the full squad: