A stalwart for each of his employers, winning over fans with his relentless work rate and prodigious energy down the right flank.
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A gamble for West Bromwich Albion in 2017 when they signed him from Al-Ahly initially on loan, having struggled to make his mark in Italian football.
However, despite the Baggies’ relegation, Hegazy won over supporters with his powerful, tenacious defensive displays.
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Unai Emery’s young midfield recruits last season pushed him to the peripheries of the Gunners’ squad, and he managed just eight league games last term.
He may need a move to another Prem side to truly realise his potential in the English game.
Verdict: Miss, for now…
He won the Golden Boot, the PFA Player’s Player of the Year, FWA Footballer of the Year and PFA Fans’ Player of the Year awards while breaking records aplenty at Anfield, and then inspired the Reds to the Champions League title last term.
Verdict: Emphatic hit
Enjoyed an awesome start to life on loan at Hull City, scoring five in his first six matches to become a fan favourite almost immediately after his arrival on loan in January 2013.
However, his impact was limited after returning to the club—again on a temporary basis—for the 2013-14 season, and his loan spell was cut short in January.
Verdict: Jury’s out
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Like a few others on this list, Zaki’s star burned brightly—but briefly.
He once scored 10 goals in 16 games for Wigan Athletic, but later fell out with coach Steve Bruce, who labelled the Egyptian as the most unprofessional player he’d ever worked with.
Verdict: For those two goals against Liverpool at Anfield, Hit
His decision to throw his shirt on the ground in May 2007 after being substituted, 18 months into his time at the club, ultimately spelled the end of his time at Spurs, with fans jeering him—proving they hadn’t forgotten—when Harry Redknapp tried to reintegrate him to the fold in January 2009.
Verdict: A regrettable miss
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Injuries affected his first season, limiting him to five seasons, and he’d only make a further 13 showings in the 2008-09 campaign, before moving on to Kayserispor.
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Mido started strongly, with a series of bold and physical displays, but injuries, a loss of form and disciplinary issues slowed his progress at White Hart Lane.
Verdict: Jury’s out…