It has been revealed that Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has talked up Valencia ace Sofiane Feghouli as the future of African football.
Both players are among the nominees for the African Player of the Year award.
Feghouli is attracting big transfer interest from Manchester United, Chelsea and Toure’s City.
The Ivorian enthused: “I like as a player Feghouli. He is a super player with a very good mentality. Tomorrow he may be the great African footballer.
“I have heard that he is in his last year of contract with Valencia CF. Now it will be interesting to see how he makes the next step in his career.
“In any case, he’s a player with the skills to succeed in a major European club.”