Ahmed Musa: Leicester City sign forward for club-record £16m
Leicester City have signed Nigeria international Ahmed Musa from
CSKA Moscow on a four-year contract for a club-record fee of
Musa, 23, joins the Premier League champions after helping CSKA
win the Russian title.
Southampton, Everton and West Ham were interested in the
Musa is Leicester’s fourth signing of the summer after goalkeeper
Ron-Robert Zieler, defender Luis Hernandez and midfielder
Leicester’s new signing joined CSKA in 2012 and scored 54 goals
in 168 games, and has scored 11 times in 58 appearances for
Nigeria since making his debut in 2010.
He scored twice in his country’s 3-2 defeat by Argentina at the
2014 World Cup in Brazil, becoming the first Nigerian to score
twice in a World Cup finals match.
His first goal in that Group F game was his country’s fastest at the
tournament, coming after just four minutes.