London - Striker Ahmed Musa has sealed a four-year deal with
English Premier League champions Leicester City from Russian outfit CSKA
Musa underwent a medical on Wednesday, and was unveiled on Friday
after he passed the medical.
The deal worth £18 million is Leicester’s record signing.
The striker scored 13 goals and assisted another five for
CSKA in 30 Russian Premier League appearances during the 2015-16 season - his
most prolific campaign for Leonid Slutsky's side since his arrival from Dutch
side VVV-Venlo in 2012.
The 23-year-old has been at a CSKA training camp at an army
base, 10 miles outside Moscow, and trained with his team-mates on Saturday but
did not take part in a practice match against FC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk on Sunday.
Also read: Ahmed Musa prefers Arsenal to Leicester City
Musa, who can play as a winger or a striker, has scored 54
goals in 168 games for the Russian club, making his international debut against
Madagascar in September 2010.
The Nigerian has scored 11 times in 58 appearances for his
country, including two goals in the Super Eagles' 3-2 defeat to Argentina at
the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
reported in February that CSKA Moscow president, Yevgeny Giner said Ahmed Musa
would cause a transfer fight in the summer as he is being targeted by top sides
For the latest on
national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and
like our Facebook page.
- News24 Nigeria